1981 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1981 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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Conference Southwest Conference
1981 record 1–9–1 (0–7–1 SWC)
Head coach Jerry Moore (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Jim Bates[1] (2nd season)
Home stadium Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 SMU $ 7 1 0     10 1 0
No. 2 Texas 6 1 1     10 1 1
Houston 5 2 1     7 4 1
Arkansas 5 3 0     8 4 0
Texas A&M 4 4 0     7 5 0
Rice 3 5 0     4 7 0
Baylor 3 5 0     5 6 0
TCU 1 6 1     2 7 2
Texas Tech 0 7 1     1 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Jerry Moore, the Red Raiders compiled a 1–9–1 record (4–5 against SWC opponents), were outscored by a combined total of 298 to 198, and finished in ninth and last place in the conference.[2] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 12 at Colorado* Folsom FieldBoulder, CO L 27-45   34,884
September 19 New Mexico* Jones StadiumLubbock, TX W 28-21   42,321
September 26 at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX L 15-28   40,000
October 3 Texas A&M Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX L 23-24   50,081
October 10 Arkansas Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX L 14-26   41,866
October 17 Rice Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX L 23-30   40,073
October 24 Washington* Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX L 7-14   36,335
October 31 at No. 6 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Chancellor's Spurs) L 9-26   56,439
November 7 TCU Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX T 39-39   37,714
November 14 at No. 8 SMU Ownby StadiumDallas, TX L 6-30   24,410
November 21 at Houston AstrodomeHouston, TX L 7-15   25,169
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Source:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hunt, David (2007-01-11). "Broncos: Jim Bates Assistant Head Coach". Denver, Colorado: KUSA (TV). Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 
  2. ^ "1981 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1981 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016.