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Cotton Bowl: Graham Harrell sets TD record in loss to Mississippi

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Texas Tech’s Graham Harrell tonight has a reason to boast: He now has thrown more touchdown passes than anyone in major-college history.

Harrell tied, then broke, the record with two scoring passes in a 47-34 Cotton Bowl loss to Mississippi. The record-setting 132nd touchdown pass was a two-yard slant to Michael Crabtree early in the second quarter. Colt Brennan had held the record. Brennan, who starred for Hawaii, had 131 from 2005 to 2007.

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Harrell passed for 364 yards -- a Cotton Bowl record -- and finished his collegiate career with 5,111 yards passing and 134 TDs.

-- Debbie Goffa


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