1927 Texas Tech Matadors football team

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1927 Texas Tech Matadors football
1927 Texas Tech football team
Conference Independent
1927 record 5–4
Head coach Ewing Y. Freeland (3rd season)
Assistant coach Grady Higginbotham (3rd season)
Assistant coach Victor Payne (1st season)
Captain Bruce Reed
Home stadium Tech Field
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The 1927 Texas Tech Matadors football team represented Texas Tech University as an independent during the 1927 college football season. In their third season under head coach Ewing Y. Freeland, the Matadors compiled a 5–4 record and outscored opponents by a combined total of 134 to 100.[1] The team played its home games at Tech Field.


Season results
Date Field Outcome Opponent
09/24/1927 H W 62–0 Panhandle A&M College
10/01/1927 H W 13–6 St. Edward's
10/08/1927 A L 16–6 TCU
10/15/1927 H W 10–6 Simmons
10/22/1927 H W 6–0 Sul Ross State
10/29/1927 H L 47–6 Texas A&M
11/05/1927 H W 19–7 Daniel Baker
11/11/1927 A L 6–3 Abilene Christian
11/24/1927 H L 12–9 West Texas State



  1. ^ a b "Texas Tech Football 2017 Media Guide". Texas Tech University. 2017. p. 102. Retrieved September 27, 2017.