Michael Carter likes to give the Eagles a summer challenge.
Conway Christian, one of the smallest football-playing schools in the state, played in some 7-on-7 tournaments with teams two or three classifications higher.
Despite a defeat, University of Central Arkansas coach Steve Campbell told Bearbackers that he saw what he wanted in giving Texas Tech a scare Saturday in Lubbock.
"From the first snap through the last, we saw great effort," he said.
Texas Tech survived an unlikely challenge from an FCS team Saturday.
The Red Raiders eked out a 42-35 home win against Central Arkansas at Jones AT&T Stadium to open their season. But the shower of boos from fans as time expired — a response to Central Arkansas' physical play following a Red ...