1985 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1985 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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Conference Southwest Conference
1985 record 4–7 (1–7 SWC)
Head coach Jerry Moore (5th season)
Offensive coordinator Tom Wilson (2nd season)
Defensive coordinator Spike Dykes (2nd season)
Home stadium Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Texas A&M $ 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 12 Arkansas 6 2 0     10 2 0
No. 17 Baylor 6 2 0     9 3 0
Texas 6 2 0     8 4 0
SMU 5 3 0     6 5 0
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
Texas Tech 1 7 0     4 7 0
TCU 0 8 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth and final season under head coach Jerry Moore, the Red Raiders compiled a 4–7 record (1–7 against SWC opponents), outscored opponents by a combined total of 249 to 240 (largely on the strength of a 63-7 victory over TCU), and finished in eighth 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 TV Result Attendance
September 7 New Mexico* Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas W 32-31   35,118
September 14 at Tulsa* Skelly StadiumTulsa, Oklahoma W 21-17   29,972
September 21 North Texas State* Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 28-7   33,494
September 28 at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, Texas L 0-31   36,500
October 5 Texas A&M Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas L 27-28   50,148
October 12 No. 6 Arkansas Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas L 7-30   38,464
October 19 Rice Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas L 27-29   28,194
November 2 at Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas (Chancellor's Spurs) Raycom L 21-34   65,137
November 9 TCU Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 63-7   33,536
November 16 at SMU Cotton BowlDallas, Texas Raycom L 7-9   29,476
November 23 at Houston AstrodomeHouston, Texas L 16-17   14,280
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1985 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1985 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016.