1997 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1997 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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Conference Big 12 Conference
Division South
1997 record 6–5 (5–3 Big 12)
Head coach Spike Dykes (11th year)
Home stadium Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
#2 Nebraska † xy$   8 0         13 0  
#8 Kansas State  %   7 1         11 1  
#23 Missouri   5 3         7 5  
Colorado   3 5         5 6  
Kansas   3 5         6 5  
Iowa State   1 7         1 10  
Southern Division
#20 Texas A&M xy   6 2         9 4  
#24 Oklahoma State   5 3         8 4  
Texas Tech   5 3         6 5  
Texas   2 6         4 7  
Oklahoma   2 6         4 8  
Baylor   1 7         2 9  
Championship: Nebraska 54, Texas A&M 15
  • † – Coaches Poll National Champion
    $ – Bowl Alliance representative as champion
    % – Bowl Alliance at-large representative
    x – Division champion/co-champions
    y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their 11th season under head coach Spike Dykes, the Red Raiders compiled a 6–5 record (5–3 against Big 12 opponents), finished in a tie for second place in Southern Division of the Big 12, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 245 to 217.[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
August 30 6:45 PM at No. 5 Tennessee* Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN L 17–52   106,285
September 13 6:30 PM Louisiana–Lafayette* Jones StadiumLubbock, TX W 59–14   35,953
September 20 6:30 PM North Texas* Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX L 27–30   43,620
October 4 6:00 PM at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 35–14   35,275
October 11 6:30 PM Kansasdagger Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX W 17–7   43,012
October 18 12:30 PM at No. 2 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 0–29   75,764
October 25 1:00 PM Texas A&M Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX (Rivalry) W 16–13   50,513
November 1 11:30 AM Kansas State Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX FSN L 2–13   38,322
November 8 6:00 PM at Texas Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX (Battle for the Chancellor's Spurs) FSN W 24–10   76,110
November 15 2:00 PM at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 27–3   39,400
November 22 1:00 PM Oklahoma Jones Stadium • Lubbock, TX L 21–32   40,013
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1997 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.