Oklahoma State–Texas Tech football rivalry

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Oklahoma State–Texas Tech football rivalry
First meeting November 2, 1935
Texas Tech 14, Oklahoma A&M 0
Latest meeting September 30, 2017
Oklahoma State 41, Texas Tech 34
Next meeting 2018
Statistics
Meetings total 45
All-time series Tied, 21–21–3
Largest victory Oklahoma State, 66–6 (2011)
Longest win streak Oklahoma State, 9 (2009–present)
Current win streak Oklahoma State, 9 (2009–present)

The Oklahoma State–Texas Tech football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and Texas Tech Red Raiders. Colloquially, the game has been known as the Dust Bowl.

Notable games[edit]

The 1936 Texas Tech Matadors vs. Oklahoma A&M Aggies
Quarterback Brandon Weeden passes to Josh Cooper in the 2010 game.

1935[edit]

Texas Tech 14 - Oklahoma A&M 0

The Texas Tech Matadors defeated the Oklahoma A&M Cowboys in the first game played between the teams. The Matadors were coached by Pete Cawthon and the Cowboys were coached by Albert Exendine.

1988[edit]

Oklahoma State 45 - Texas Tech 42

The Oklahoma State Cowboys defeated the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the 1988 Coca-Cola Classic, which was played in the Tokyo Dome. Oklahoma State running back Barry Sanders won the Heisman Trophy only hours before the game against Texas Tech. Sanders rushed for 332 yards and had 4 touchdowns against the Red Raiders.[1][2]

2008[edit]

Texas Tech 56 - Oklahoma State 20

The 2008 game was the first between the Cowboys and Red Raiders when both teams were ranked in the AP Poll.

Game results[edit]

Oklahoma State victories Texas Tech victories Tie games
No. Date Location Winner Score
1 1935 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 14–0
2 1936 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 12–0
3 1937 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 14–6
4 1940 Oklahoma City, OK Tie 6–6
5 1941 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 16–6
6 1942 Lubbock, TX Oklahoma A&M 9–6
7 1943 Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma A&M 21–13
8 1944 Lubbock, TX Oklahoma A&M 14–7
9 1945 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma A&M 46–6
10 1946 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 14–7
11 1953 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 27–13
12 1954 Lubbock, TX Tie 13–13
13 1955 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 24–6
14 1956 Lubbock, TX Tie 13–13
15 1957 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 13–0
16 1965 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 17–14
17 1966 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 10–7
18 1969 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 17–10
19 1973 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 20–7
20 1974 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 14–13
21 1975 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 17–16
22 1988 Tokyo, Japan Oklahoma State 45–42
23 1989 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 31–15
No. Date Location Winner Score
24 1996 Irving, TX Texas Tech 31–2
25 1997 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 27–3
26 1998 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 24–17
27 1999 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 41–21
28 2000 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 58–0
29 2001 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 49–30
30 2002 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 49–24
31 2003 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 51–49
32 2004 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 31–15
33 2005 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 24–17
34 2006 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 30–24
35 2007 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 46–45
36 2008 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 56–20
37 2009 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 24–17
38 2010 Lubbock, TX Oklahoma State 34–17
39 2011 Lubbock, TX Oklahoma State 66–6
40 2012 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 59–21
41 2013 Lubbock, TX Oklahoma State 52–34
42 2014 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 45–35
43 2015 Lubbock, TX Oklahoma State 70–53
44 2016 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 45–44
45 2017 Lubbock. TX Oklahoma State 41–34
Series: Tied 21–21–3

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