WATCH: Blocked Punt Leads to Touchdown for Texas Tech
Texas Tech's special teams was very bad in 2017. Historically bad. They've been much improved in 2018, and it showed early in the Texas Tech game against Iowa State.
After a three-and-out from Texas Tech to start the game, Iowa State returned the favor by getting a three-and-out of their own and lined up to punt.
NOT SO FAST, IOWA STATE.
Thomas Leggett would take the punt to the gut, then pick it up for a touchdown.
That wasn't the end of Iowa State's struggles for the special teams in the 1st quarter. They also missed a 37-yard field goal by Connor Assalley, and had a 35-yard punt that gave Texas Tech the football at the Iowa State's 43.
That put Texas Tech in position for a scoring drive as they finished it off with a 28-yard Clayton Hatfield field goal to make the game 10-0.
Texas Tech would take that score all the way through the first quarter.
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