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1964 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Sun Bowl, L 0–7 vs. Georgia
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1964 record6–4–1 (3–3–1 SWC)
Head coachJ. T. King (4th season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
Template:1964 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1964 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference during the 1964 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach J. T. King, the Red Raiders compiled a 6–4–1 record (3–3–1 against conference opponents), tied for fourth place in the conference, lost to Georgia in the 1964 Sun Bowl, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 166 to 120.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Tom Wilson with 777 passing yards and Donny Anderson with 966 rushing yards and 396 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 19Mississippi State*W 21–7 38,000
September 26No. 4 Texas
L 0–23 47,100
October 3at Texas A&MW 16–12 25,000
October 10at TCUW 25–10 23,902
October 17at BaylorL 10–28 22,000
October 24SMU
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 12–0 36,000
October 31at RiceT 6–6
November 7West Texas State*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 48–0 34,500
November 14Washington State*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 28–10 25,500
November 21No. 3 Arkansas
L 0–17 45,000
December 26vs. Georgia*L 0–7 23,292
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1964 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1964-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. "1964 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1964.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  4. 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.
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