Texas Tech cruises past UTEP 69-20

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Patrick Mahomes threw for four touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Texas Tech past UTEP 69-20 on Saturday.

The sophomore completed 18 of 33 passes for 361 yards

Mahomes' scoring passes went to Jakeem Grant (60 yards), Justin Stockman (46 yards), Reginald Davis (35 yards) and Devin Lauderdale (34 yards).

DeAndre Washington scored on a 51-yard run for the Red Raiders (2-0), and Mahomes' rushing TDs were from 7 yards and 1 yard.

Washington got 138 yards rushing on 12 carries.

Miners' running back Aaron Jones scored on a 91-yard rush - the longest running play in UTEP (0-2) history. He got hurt and left the game just before halftime with a left ankle injury. The Miners (0-2) really needed him in the second half.

Jones also scored on a 24-yard pass from quarterback Mack Leftwich, who completed 14 of 22 passes for 164 yards