|1959 Texas Tech Red Raiders football|
|Head coach||DeWitt Weaver (9th season)|
|Home stadium||Jones Stadium|
The 1959 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University as an independent during the 1959 college football season. In their ninth season under head coach DeWitt Weaver, the Red Raiders compiled a 4–6 record and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 158 to 139. The team's statistical leaders included Ken Talkington with 603 passing yards, Carl Gatlin with 211 rushing yards, and Bake Turner with 444 receiving yards. The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium.
|September 19||Texas A&M||W 20–14||25,000|
|September 26||Oregon State||W 15–14||20,000|
|October 3||Tulsa||W 8–7||12,000|
|October 10||TCU||L 8–14||23,000|
|October 17||at Baylor||L 7–14|
|October 24||at SMU||L 13–21||30,000|
|October 30||at Tulane||L 7–17|
|November 7||at Arizona||L 26–30||14,500|
|November 14||Houston||W 27–0||20,000|
|November 21||at No. 13 Arkansas||L 8–27||35,000|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "1959 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1959-schedule.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ "1959 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1959.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
- ↑ 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.
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