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1963 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1963 record5–5 (2–5 SWC)
Head coachJ. T. King (3rd season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
Template:1963 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1963 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference during the 1963 college football season. In their third season under head coach J. T. King, the Red Raiders compiled a 5–5 record (2–5 against conference opponents), tied for sixth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 178 to 147.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included James Ellis with 536 passing yards, Donny Anderson with 609 rushing yards, and David Parks with 499 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21Washington State*W 16–7 31,500
September 28at No. 4 TexasL 7–49 54,000
October 5Texas A&M
W 10–0 38,000
October 12TCU
L 3–35 31,500
October 19Baylor
L 17–21 32,000
October 26at SMUW 13–6 19,000
November 2Rice
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 3–17 36,500
November 9Kansas State*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 51–13 24,500
November 16at Texas Western*W 7–3 18,400
November 23at ArkansasL 20–27 rivalry25,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1963 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1963-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. "1963 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1963.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  4. 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.
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