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1957 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceIndependent
1957 record2–8
Head coachDeWitt Weaver (7th season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →

The 1957 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University as an independent during the 1957 college football season. In their seventh season under head coach DeWitt Weaver, the Red Raiders compiled a 2–8 record and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 190 to 120.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Jerry Bell with 489 passing yards, Ronnie Rice with 426 rushing yards, and Jimmie Knox with 201 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21West Texas A&ML 0–1922,000
September 28No. 2 Texas A&M
L 0–2127,000
October 5LSU
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 14–1916,000
October 12at Texas WesternL 14–2611,000
October 19Baylor
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 12–1523,000
October 26at ArizonaW 28–613,000
November 2at Oklahoma StateL 0–1325,000
November 9Tulsa
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 0–318,500
November 16Hardin–Simmons
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 26–2113,000
November 23at ArkansasL 26–4719,000
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1957 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1957-schedule.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Texas Tech Football 2017 Media Guide". Texas Tech University. 2017. p. 99. https://issuu.com/techathletics/docs/2017_texas_tech_football_media_guid. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  3. "1957 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1957.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  4. 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.
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