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1960 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1960 record3–6–1 (1–5–1 SWC)
Head coachDeWitt Weaver (10th season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
Template:1960 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1960 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference during the 1960 college football season. In their tenth and final season under head coach DeWitt Weaver, the Red Raiders compiled a 3–6–1 record (1–5–1 against conference opponents), finished in sixth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 182 to 148.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Glenn Amerson with 464 passing yards, Coolidge Hunt with 527 rushing yards, and Bake Turner with 173 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 17West Texas State*W 38–14 30,000
September 24at Texas A&MT 14–14 13,000
October 1at No. 13 TexasL 0–17 52,000
October 8at TCUL 7–21 25,000
October 15No. 7 Baylor
L 7–14 29,000
October 22SMU
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 28–7 32,000
October 29at No. 13 RiceL 6–30 26,000
November 5Tulane*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 35–21 15,000
November 12Wyoming*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 7–10 20,000
November 19No. 7 Arkansas
L 6–34 30,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1960 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1960-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. "1960 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1960.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  4. 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.
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