Before what turned out to be one of the most exciting football games in Texas Tech history, Lubbock turned out to party and prepare for the team's game against TCU.

Texas Tech ended up losing to TCU 55-52, but not before nearly pulling out a wild, last-second play you'd only see in the movies.

Tailgating photos above provided exclusively to 1340thefan.com and its sister station websites by Gabriel Madrid, Madrid Photo Arts.

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