1976 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1976 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Southwest Conference co-champion
Conference Southwest Conference
1976 record 10–2 (7–1 SWC)
Head coach Steve Sloan (2nd season)
Offensive coordinator Rex Dockery (2nd season)
Home stadium Rice Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Houston + 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 13 Texas Tech + 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 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 NCAA Division I 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 (Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl) L 24-27   48,618
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:[1]

Coaching staff[edit]

Coach: Steve Sloan

Offensive coordinator: Rex Dockery[2]

Game summaries[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. ^ "2012 Texas Tech Football Media Supplement". Texas Tech University Department of Athletics. July 20, 2012. Retrieved September 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Rex Dockery Award". Bradley Central High School. Archived from the original on January 6, 2009. Retrieved January 4, 2009. 
  3. ^ "'Greatest Game': Texas Tech Beats Texas." Eugene Register-Guard. October 31, 1976