1959 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1959 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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Conference Independent
1959 record 4–6
Head coach DeWitt Weaver (9th season)
Home stadium Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →

The 1959 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University as an independent during the 1959 college football season. In their ninth season under head coach DeWitt Weaver, the Red Raiders compiled a 4–6 record and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 158 to 139.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Ken Talkington with 603 passing yards, Carl Gatlin with 211 rushing yards, and Bake Turner with 444 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Field Outcome Opponent
09/19/1959 N W 20–14 Texas A&M (Cotton Bowl)
09/26/1959 H W 15–14 Oregon State
10/03/1959 H W 8–7 Tulsa
10/10/1959 H L 14–8 TCU
10/17/1959 A L 14–7 Baylor
10/24/1959 A L 21–13 SMU
10/30/1959 A L 17–7 Tulane
11/07/1959 A L 26–30 Arizona
11/14/1959 H W 27–0 Houston
11/21/1959 A L 27–8 Arkansas

Sources:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1959 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Texas Tech Football 2017 Media Guide". Texas Tech University. 2017. p. 99. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  3. ^ "1959 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  4. ^ 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.