1969 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1969 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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Conference Southwest Conference
1969 record 5–5 (4–3 SWC)
Head coach J. T. King (9th season)
Home stadium Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Texas $ 7 0 0     11 0 0
No. 7 Arkansas 6 1 0     9 2 0
Texas Tech 4 3 0     5 5 0
TCU 4 3 0     4 6 0
SMU 3 4 0     3 7 0
Rice 2 5 0     3 7 0
Texas A&M 2 5 0     3 7 0
Baylor 0 7 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1969 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference during the 1969 college football season. In their ninth and final season under head coach J. T. King, the Red Raiders compiled a 5–5 record (4–3 against conference opponents), tied for third place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 240 to 212.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Charles Napper with 901 passing yards, Danny Hardaway with 483 rushing yards, and David May with 340 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 20 Kansas* Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas W 38–22   42,250
September 27 at No. 4 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 7–49   65,200
October 4 at Oklahoma State* Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma L 10–17   28,500
October 11 Texas A&M Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 13–9   49,000
October 18 Mississippi State* Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas L 26–30   34,000
October 25 at SMU Cotton BowlDallas W 27–24   27,465
November 1 Rice Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 24–14   38,500
November 8 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas L 26–35   25,278
November 15 Baylor Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 41–7   32,000
November 27 at No. 2 Arkansas War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, Arkansas L 7–3   35,287
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Sources:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1969 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Texas Tech Football 2017 Media Guide". Texas Tech University. 2017. p. 99. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  3. ^ "1969 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  4. ^ 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.