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1962 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1962 record1–9 (0–7 SWC)
Head coachJ. T. King (2nd season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
Template:1962 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1962 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference during the 1962 college football season. In their second season under head coach J. T. King, the Red Raiders compiled a 1–9 record (0–7 against conference opponents), finished in last place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 250 to 83.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Doug Cannon with 274 passing yards, Roger Gill with 379 rushing yards, and David Parks with 399 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 22West Texas State*L 27–30 41,000
September 29No. 3 Texas
L 0–34 42,000
October 6at Texas A&ML 3–7
October 13at TCUL 13–35 22,000
October 20at BaylorL 6–28 16,000
October 27SMU
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 0–14 32,000
November 3at RiceL 0–14
November 10at Boston College*L 13–42 11,200
November 17Colorado*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 21–12 10,000
November 24No. 7 Arkansas
L 0–34 16,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1962 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1962-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. "1962 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1962.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  4. 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.
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