1928 Texas Tech Matadors football team

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1928 Texas Tech Matadors football
1928 Texas Tech football team
Conference Independent
1928 record 4–4–1
Head coach Ewing Y. Freeland (4th season)
Assistant coach Grady Higginbotham (4th season)
Assistant coach Victor Payne (2nd season)
Captain Ransom Walker
Home stadium Tech Field
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The 1928 Texas Tech Matadors football team represented Texas Tech University as an independent during the 1928 college football season. In their fourth and final season under head coach Ewing Y. Freeland, the Matadors compiled a 4–4–1 record and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 79 to 47.[1] The team played its home games at Tech Field.


Season results
Date Field Outcome Opponent
09/29/1928 H W 7–0 Schreiner Institute
10/06/1928 A L 12–0 Texas
10/13/1928 H W 13–6 St. Edward's
10/20/1928 A W 3–0 McMurry
10/27/1928 A L 28–6 TCU
11/02/1928 A T 0–0 Daniel Baker
11/10/1928 H L 7–0 Abilene Christian
11/17/1928 H L 19–0 Simmons
11/29/1928 A W 18–6 West Texas State


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