1987 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1987 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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Conference Southwest Conference
1987 record 6–4–1 (4–3–1 SWC)
Head coach Spike Dykes (1st season)
Home stadium Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Texas A&M $ 6 1 0     10 2 0
Arkansas 5 2 0     9 4 0
Texas 5 2 0     7 5 0
Texas Tech 3 3 1     6 4 1
Baylor 3 4 0     6 5 0
TCU 3 4 0     5 6 0
Houston 2 4 1     4 6 1
Rice 0 8 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Spike Dykes, the Red Raiders compiled a 6–4–1 record (4–3–1 against SWC opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 315 to 266.[1] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 6:00 PM at No. 8 Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL HSE L 16–40   52,893
September 12 7:00 PM Colorado State* Jones StadiumLubbock, TX W 33–24   28,786
September 19 7:00 PM Lamar* Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 43–14   27,795
September 26 12:00 PM at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, TX Raycom L 22–36   34,816
October 3 12:00 PM No. 15 Texas A&M Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX (Rivalry) Raycom W 27–21   42,625
October 10 7:00 PM No. 20 Arkansas Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX L 0–31   40,586
October 17 1:00 PM Rice Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 59–7   25,314
October 24 2:00 PM Tulsa* Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 42–7   24,341
October 31 1:00 PM at Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Chancellor's Spurs) HSE L 27–41   74,984
November 7 12:00 PM TCU Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX Raycom W 36–35   28,516
November 21 7:00 PM at Houston AstrodomeHouston, TX T 10–10   19,295
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1987 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1987 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.