1976 Texas Tech Red Raiders Football Team
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1976 Texas Tech Red Raiders Football Team
1976 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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Southwest Conference co-champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 13
1976 record10-2 (7-1 SWC)
Head coachSteve Sloan (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorRex Dockery (2nd season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Houston + 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 13 Texas Tech + 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 7 Texas A&M 6 2 0     10 2 0
Baylor 4 3 1     7 3 1
Texas 4 4 0     5 5 1
Arkansas 3 4 1     5 5 1
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
SMU 2 6 0     3 8 0
TCU 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. Texas Tech wins its first Southwest Conference championship (shared with Houston).

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 11Colorado*W 24-744,132
September 25at New Mexico*No. 20W 20-1628,501
October 9at No. 17 Texas A&MNo. 15W 27-1652,651
October 16at RiceNo. 10W 37-1323,500
October 23Arizona*No. 8
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 52-2744,890
October 30No. 15 TexasNo. 6
W 31-2854,187
November 6at TCUNo. 5W 14-1020,986
November 13SMUNo. 5
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 34-734,780
November 20No. 9 HoustonNo. 5
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 19-2745,102
November 27at ArkansasNo. 9W 30-741,327
December 4No. 18 BaylorNo. 9
W 24-2137,105
December 31vs. No. 13 NebraskaNo. 9L 24-2748,618
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Coaching staff

Coach: Steve Sloan

Offensive coordinator: Rex Dockery[2]

Game summaries

Texas

1 234Total
Texas 7 777 28
Texas Tech 7 3147 31

Source:[3]

References

  1. ^ "2012 Texas Tech Football Media Supplement". Texas Tech University Department of Athletics. July 20, 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "The Rex Dockery Award". Bradley Central High School. Archived from the original on January 6, 2009. Retrieved 2009.
  3. ^ "'Greatest Game': Texas Tech Beats Texas." Eugene Register-Guard. October 31, 1976



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