1975 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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1975 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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Conference Southwest Conference
1975 record 6–5 (4–3 SWC)
Head coach Steve Sloan (1st season)
Home stadium Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 Arkansas + 6 1 0     10 2 0
No. 6 Texas + 6 1 0     10 2 0
No. 11 Texas A&M + 6 1 0     10 2 0
Texas Tech 4 3 0     6 5 0
Baylor 2 5 0     3 6 2
SMU 2 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 1 6 0     2 9 0
TCU 1 6 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1975 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference during the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. In their first season under head coach Steve Sloan, the Red Raiders compiled a 6–5 record (4–3 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 272 to 251.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Tommy Duniven with 1,038 passing yards, Larry Isaac with 751 rushing yards, and Sammy Williams with 496 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 13 Florida State* Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas W 31–20   35,268
September 20 New Mexico* Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 24–17   39,160
September 27 at No. 6 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 18–42   77,809
October 4 at No. 15 Oklahoma State* Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma L 16–17   43,500
October 11 No. 6 Texas A&M Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas L 9–38   52,254
October 18 at No. 13 Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona L 28–32   39,854
October 25 SMU Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 37–20   36,020
November 1 Rice Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 28–24   38,205
November 8 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 34–0   18,200
November 15 Baylor Jones Stadium • Lubbock, Texas W 33–10   36,594
November 22 at No. 19 Arkansas Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas L 14–31   36,600
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Sources:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1975 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. 98. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  3. ^ "1975 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017. 
  4. ^ 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.