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Kingsbury's swagger palpable for No. 10 Texas Tech; Red Raiders set to play at No. 17 Oklahoma

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    FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2013, file photo, Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury celebrates with Kenny Williams (34) following a touchdown run in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Morgantown, W.Va. Texas Tech players and coaches say Kingsbury's confidence, drive and energy are behind the No. 10 Red Raiders' success this season. (AP Photo/Christopher Jackson, File) (The Associated Press)

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    Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury yells for timeout to an official during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Morgantown, W.Va., on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. Texas Tech won 37-27. (AP Photo/Chris Jackson) (The Associated Press)

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    Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb (7) rolls from the pocket during the second quarter of their NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Morgantown, W.Va., on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Jackson) (The Associated Press)

Texas Tech has climbed to No. 10 in the rankings behind confident first-year coach Kliff Kingsbury.

The 34-year-old's energy and enthusiasm are palpable and clearly having an effect on his unbeaten team.

Kingsbury, the first in a long line of record-setting quarterbacks at Texas Tech under former coach Mike Leach, returned to his alma mater in December to try to revitalize the program.

So far, so good. The Red Raiders (7-0, 4-0 Big 12) lead the conference after being picked seventh in the preseason poll.

The have a big test Saturday, going on the road to play No. 17 Oklahoma (6-1, 3-1).