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1958 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceIndependent
1958 record3–7
Head coachDeWitt Weaver (8th season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →

The 1958 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University as an independent during the 1958 NCAA University Division football season. In their eighth season under head coach DeWitt Weaver, the Red Raiders compiled a 3–7 record and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 163 to 126.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Jerry Bell with 435 passing yards, Ronnie Rice with 263 rushing yards, and Floyd Dellinger with 231 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 20vs. No. 20 Texas A&MW 15–1428,000
September 27West Texas StateW 32–723,100
October 4at No. 17 TexasL 7–1233,000
October 11at TCUL 0–2623,000
October 18Baylor
L 7–26
October 31at TulaneL 0–2727,000
November 8Arizona
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 33–613,000
November 15at TulsaL 7–912,278
November 22Arkansas
L 8–1422,500
November 29at HoustonL 17–2230,000
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1958 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1958-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. "1958 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1958.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  4. 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.
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