1976 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1976 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Conference Southwest Conference
1976 record 10–2 (7–1 SWC)
Head coach Steve Sloan
Seasons
« 1975 1977 »
1976 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Houston + 7 1 0     10 2 0
#13 Texas Tech + 7 1 0     10 2 0
#7 Texas A&M 6 2 0     10 2 0
Baylor 4 3 1     7 3 1
Texas 4 4 0     5 5 1
Arkansas 3 4 1     5 5 1
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
SMU 2 6 0     3 8 0
TCU 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech during the 1976 college football season. Texas Tech wins its first Southwest Conference championship (shared with Houston).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 11 Colorado* Jones StadiumLubbock, TX W 24-7   44,132
September 25 at New Mexico* No. 20 University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM W 20-16   28,501
October 9 at No. 17 Texas A&M No. 15 Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX W 27-16   52,651
October 16 at Rice No. 10 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 37-13   23,500
October 23 Arizona* No. 8 Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 52-27   44,890
October 30 No. 15 Texas No. 6 Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 31-28   54,187
November 6 at TCU No. 5 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 14-10   20,986
November 13 SMU No. 5 Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 34-7   34,780
November 20 No. 9 Houston No. 5 Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX L 19-27   45,102
November 27 at Arkansas No. 9 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR W 30-7   41,327
December 4 No. 18 Baylor No. 9 Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 24-21   37,105
December 31 vs. No. 13 Nebraska No. 9 AstrodomeHouston, TX (Bluebonnet Bowl) L 24-27   48,618
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coach: Steve Sloan

Offensive coordinator: Rex Dockery[1]

Source:[2]

Game notes[edit]

Texas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas 7 7 7 7 28
Texas Tech 7 3 14 7 31

Source:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Rex Dockery Award". Bradley Central High School. Retrieved January 4, 2009. 
  2. ^ "2012 Texas Tech Football Media Supplement". Texas Tech University Department of Athletics. July 20, 2012. Retrieved September 3, 2012. 
  3. ^ "'Greatest Game': Texas Tech Beats Texas." Eugene Register-Guard. October 31, 1976