1989 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1989 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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All-American Bowl champion
All-America Bowl, W 49–21 vs. Duke
Conference Southwest Conference
Ranking
AP No. 19
1989 record 9–3 (5–3 SWC)
Head coach Spike Dykes (3rd season)
Home stadium Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Arkansas $ 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 14 Houston 6 2 0     9 2 0
No. 20 Texas A&M 6 2 0     8 4 0
Texas Tech 5 3 0     9 3 0
Baylor 4 4 0     5 6 0
Texas 4 4 0     5 6 0
TCU 2 6 0     4 7 0
Rice 2 6 0     2 8 1
SMU 0 8 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third season under head coach Spike Dykes, the Red Raiders compiled a 9–3 record (5–3 against SWC opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, outscored opponents by a combined total of 360 to 281, defeated Duke in the 1989 All-American Bowl, and were ranked No. 19 in the final AP Poll.[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 9 7:00 PM No. 20 Arizona* Jones StadiumLubbock, TX W 24–14   35,940
September 16 12:00 PM New Mexico* Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX Raycom W 27–20   27,535
September 23 6:30 PM at Oklahoma State* Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 31–15   40,200
September 30 12:00 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX Raycom L 15–29   38,785
October 7 12:00 PM No. 19 Texas A&M Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX (Rivalry) Raycom W 27–24   50,743
October 14 7:00 PM No. 7 Arkansas Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX L 13–45   47,520
October 21 1:00 PM Rice Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 41–25   26,902
November 4 1:00 PM at No. 22 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Chancellor's Spurs) W 24–17   81,826
November 11 12:00 PM TCU No. 23 Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX Raycom W 37–7   39,255
November 18 2:00 PM at SMU No. 20 Ownby StadiumUniversity Park, TX W 48–24   21,865
November 25 4:00 PM at No. 13 Houston No. 18 AstrodomeHouston, TX L 24–40   30,097
December 28 7:00 PM vs. No. 20 Duke* No. 24 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (All-American Bowl) ESPN W 49–21   47,750
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1989 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1989 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.