1978 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1978 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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Conference Southwest Conference
1978 record 7–4 (5–3 SWC)
Head coach Rex Dockery (1st season)
Home stadium Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Houston $ 7 1 0     9 3 0
No. 11 Arkansas 6 2 0     9 2 1
No. 9 Texas 6 2 0     9 3 0
Texas Tech 5 3 0     7 4 0
No. 19 Texas A&M 4 4 0     8 4 0
SMU 3 5 0     4 6 1
Baylor 3 5 0     3 8 0
Rice 2 6 0     2 9 0
TCU 0 8 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Rex Dockery, the Red Raiders compiled a 7–4 record (5–3 against SWC opponents), were outscored by a combined total of 268 to 246, and finished in 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 9 at No. 9 USC* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles L 9–17   50,321
September 23 Arizona* Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas W 41–26   41,732
September 30 No. 6 Texas Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas L 7–24   54,012
October 7 at No. 7 Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas L 9–38   56,121
October 14 at New Mexico* University StadiumAlbuquerque, New Mexico W 36–23   23,167
October 31 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, Texas W 42–28   20,000
November 4 Baylor Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 27–9   48,895
November 11 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 27–17   17,228
November 18 No. 18 SMU Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 19–16   45,101
November 25 No. 5 Houston Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 22–21   36,691
December 2 at No. 8 Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas L 7–49   43,301
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1978 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1978 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016.