1998 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1998 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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Conference Big 12 Conference
Division South
1998 record 7–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coach Spike Dykes (12th season)
Home stadium Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
No. 10 Kansas State x   8 0         11 2  
No. 19 Nebraska   5 3         9 4  
No. 21 Missouri   5 3         8 4  
Colorado   4 4         8 4  
Kansas   1 7         4 7  
Iowa State   1 7         3 8  
Southern Division
No. 11 Texas A&M x$   7 1         11 3  
No. 15 Texas   6 2         9 3  
Texas Tech   4 4         7 5  
Oklahoma State   3 5         5 6  
Oklahoma   3 5         5 6  
Baylor   1 7         2 9  
Championship: Texas A&M 36, Kansas State 33 
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1998 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their 12th season under head coach Spike Dykes, the Red Raiders compiled a 7–5 record (4–4 against Big 12 opponents), finished in third place in Southern Division of the Big 12, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 315 to 215.[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 UTEP* Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas W 35–3   41,087
September 12 6:30 PM vs. North Texas* Texas StadiumIrving, Texas W 30–0   21,496
September 19 6:00 PM Fresno State* Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 34–28   40,035
September 26 11:30 AM at Iowa State Jack Trice StadiumAmes, Iowa FSN W 31–24   33,810
October 3 6:00 PM Baylor Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 31–29   38,801
October 10 6:00 PM Oklahoma Statedagger Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas FSN W 24–17   47,589
October 17 12:30 PM at No. 19 Colorado No. 22 Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado FSN L 17–19   48,969
October 24 2:30 PM at No. 8 Texas A&M No. 25 Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas (Rivalry) ABC L 10–17   62,873
October 31 1:00 PM No. 18 Missouri Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas L 26–28   41,378
November 14 6:00 PM No. 18 Texas Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas (Battle for the Chancellor's Spurs) FSN W 42–35   50,647
November 21 1:00 PM at Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 17–20   65,583
December 31 7:00 PM vs. Ole Miss* Independence StadiumShreveport, Louisiana (Independence Bowl) ESPN L 18–35   46,862
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1998 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.