The Texas Tech Red Raiders football team has appeared in 36 post-season bowl games since the team's inaugural season in 1925. Texas Tech has won its last four consecutive bowl games, and nine of its last eleven. Texas Tech's rich bowl tradition ranks 17th in all-time bowl appearances and has set many bowl game attendance records. The Red Raiders have an overall bowl record of 14 wins, 21 losses, and 1 tie.
The Red Raiders' fans have set attendance records at 10 bowl games, including the team's first bowl game appearance in the 1938 Sun Bowl. Although 8 of the 10 attendance records were eventually broken, attendance records from 2 bowl game appearances, the 2004 Pacific Life Holiday Bowl and 2009 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic, remain unbroken. The 2009 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic's attendance record of 88,175 was the second-most attended bowl game of the 2008–09 bowl game season.
^Bowl games are sorted by current name without sponsorship titles.
^ abcdefghiThe Sun Bowl has been known as the: Sun Bowl (1936–86, 1994–95), John Hancock Sun Bowl (1987–88), John Hancock Bowl (1989–93), Norwest Bank Sun Bowl (1996), Norwest Sun Bowl (1997–98), Wells Fargo Sun Bowl (1999–03), Vitalis Sun Bowl (2004–05), Brut Sun Bowl (2006–09), and Hyundai Sun Bowl (since 2010).
^ abcdThe Cotton Bowl Classic has been known as the: Cotton Bowl Classic (1937–88, 1996), Mobil Cotton Bowl Classic (1989–95), Southwestern Bell (1997–2000), SBC Cotton Bowl Classic (2001–06), AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic (since 2007)
^ abcdThe Gator Bowl has been known as: the Gator Bowl (1946–85), Mazda Gator Bowl (1986–91), Outback Steakhouse Gator Bowl (1992–94), Toyota Gator Bowl (1995–2007), and Konica Minolta Gator (since 2008)
^The Chick-fil-A Bowl has been known as: the Peach Bowl (1968–96), Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl (1997–2005), and Chick-fil-A Bowl (since 2006)
^The Bluebonnet Bowl has been known as: the Bluebonnet Bowl (1959–67, 1985–86), and Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl (1968–84, 1987)
^The Capital One Bowl has been known as: the Tangerine Bowl (1947–82), Florida Citrus Bowl (1983–93), CompUSA Florida Citrus Bowl (1994–99), OurHouse.com Florida Citrus Bowl (2000), Capital One Florida Citrus Bowl (2001–02), Capital One Bowl (since 2003)
^ abThe Independence Bowl has been known as: the Independence Bowl (1976–89, 2004–05), Poulan Independence Bowl (1990), Poulan/Weed Eater Independence Bowl (1991–97), Sanford Independence Bowl (1998–2000), MainStay Independence Bowl (2001–03), and PetroSun Independence Bowl (since 2006)
^ abThe Insight Bowl has been known as: the Copper Bowl (1989, 1996), Domino’s Pizza Copper Bowl (1990–91), Weiser Lock Copper Bowl (1992–95), Insight.com Bowl (1997–2001), and Insight Bowl (since 2002)
^ abcThe Alamo Bowl has been known as: the Builders Square Alamo Bowl (1993–98), the Sylvania Alamo Bowl (1999–2001), MasterCard Alamo Bowl (2002–05), Alamo Bowl (2006) and Valero Alamo Bowl (since 2007)
^ abThe Houston Bowl has been known as: the Galleryfurniture.com Bowl (2000–01) and EV1.net Houston Bowl (2002–05)
^The Champs Sports Bowl has been known as: the Blockbuster Bowl (1990–93), Carquest Bowl (1994–97), MicronPC Bowl (1998–99), MicronPC.com Bowl (2000), Visit Florida Tangerine Bowl (2001), Mazda Tangerine Bowl (2002–03), and Champs Sports Bowl (since 2004)
^The Holiday Bowl has been known as: the Holiday Bowl (1978–85), Sea World Holiday Bowl (1986–90), Thrifty Car Rental Holiday Bowl (1991–94), Plymouth Holiday Bowl (1995–97), Culligan Holiday Bowl (1998–2001), Pacific Life Holiday Bowl (2002–09), and Bridgeport Education Holiday Bowl (since 2010)