1929 Texas Tech Matadors football
1929 record1–7–2
Head coachGrady Higginbotham (1st season)
CaptainSidney Knowles
Home stadiumTech Field
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The 1929 Texas Tech Matadors football team represented Texas Tech University as an independent during the 1929 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Grady Higginbotham, the Matadors compiled a 1–7–2 record and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 141 to 31.[1] The team played its home games at Tech Field.


September 27[[{{{school}}}|Wayland Baptist]]W 19–03,500
October 5[[{{{school}}}|Sul Ross]]
  • Tech Field
  • Lubbock, TX
T 7–76,000
October 12at [[{{{school}}}|Daniel Baker]]Brownwood, TXL 2–62,700
October 19at [[{{{school}}}|McMurry]]Abilene, TXT 0–0
October 27TCU
L 0–226,500
November 2at BaylorWaco, TX (rivalry)L 0–34
November 11Abilene Christian
  • Tech Field
  • Lubbock, TX
L 3–74,000
November 19Howard Payne
  • Tech Field
  • Lubbock, TX
L 0–141,500
November 28at Simmons (TX)Abilene, TXL 0–215,000
December 6at West Texas StateCanyon, TXL 0–191,500



  1. 1.0 1.1 "Texas Tech Football 2017 Media Guide". Texas Tech University. 2017. p. 102. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
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