1977 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1977 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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Conference Southwest Conference
1977 record 7–5 (4–4 SWC)
Head coach Steve Sloan (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Rex Dockery (3rd year)
Home stadium Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Texas $ 8 0 0     11 1 0
#3 Arkansas 7 1 0     11 1 0
Texas A&M 6 2 0     8 4 0
Houston 4 4 0     6 5 0
Texas Tech 4 4 0     7 5 0
Baylor 3 5 0     5 6 0
SMU 3 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 1 7 0     2 9 0
Rice 0 8 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. In their third and final season under head coach Steve Sloan, the Red Raiders compiled a 7–5 record (4–4 against SWC opponents), outscored opponents by a combined total of 279 to 246, and finished in a tie for fourth place in the conference.[1] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 10 at Baylor No. 8 Baylor StadiumWaco, Texas W 17–7   45,800
September 17 New Mexico* No. 8 Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas W 49–14   45,108
September 24 No. 6 Texas A&M No. 7 Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas L 17–33   55,008
October 1 at North Carolina* No. 13 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina W 10–7   48,000
October 8 at Arizona* No. 17 Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona W 32–26   41,500
October 15 Rice No. 15 Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 42–7   42,689
October 29 at No. 1 Texas No. 14 Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 0–26   77,809
November 5 TCU Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 49–17   42,124
November 12 at SMU No. 18 Ownby StadiumDallas W 45–7   21,689
November 19 at Houston No. 16 AstrodomeHouston, Texas L 7–45   43,989
November 26 No. 6 Arkansas Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas L 14–17   32,856
December 23 vs. No. 19 Florida State* Orlando StadiumOrlando, Florida (Tangerine Bowl) L 17–40   44,502
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1977 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1977 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016.