1969 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1969 record5–5 (4–3 SWC)
Head coachJ. T. King (9th season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
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Template:1969 Southwest Conference football standings The 1969 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference during the 1969 college football season. In their ninth and final season under head coach J. T. King, the Red Raiders compiled a 5–5 record (4–3 against conference opponents), tied for third place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 240 to 212.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Charles Napper with 901 passing yards, Danny Hardaway with 483 rushing yards, and David May with 340 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

September 20Kansas*W 38–2242,250
September 27at No. 4 TexasL 7–4965,200
October 4at Oklahoma State*L 10–1728,500
October 11Texas A&M
W 13–949,000
October 18Mississippi State*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 26–3034,000
October 25at SMUW 27–2427,465
November 1Rice
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 24–1438,500
November 8at TCUL 26–3525,278
November 15Baylor
W 41–732,000
November 27at No. 2 ArkansasL 7–335,287
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


Roster[edit | edit source]

1969 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Class
T 73 Barney, PhilPhil Barney So
FB 41 Bennett, JimmyJimmy Bennett Sr
WR 82 Best, RobbyRobby Best So
T 76 Browning, DavidDavid Browning So
WR 87 Evans, CharlesCharles Evans Sr
RB 44 Hardaway, DannyDanny Hardaway So
RB 42 Hargrave, LarryLarry Hargrave Jr
C 54 Hazelwood, MarkMark Hazelwood Jr
C 51 Hill, JonJon Hill So
T 79 Holladay, MikeMike Holladay Sr
RB 26 Kattner, KenKen Kattner So
RB 43 Kleinert, JohnJohn Kleinert So
RB 34 Langehennig, MilesMiles Langehennig So
QB 17 Matulich, JoeJoe Matulich Sr
WR 83 May, DavidDavid May Jr
QB 15 Napper, CharlesCharles Napper So
G 60 Newton, TomTom Newton Jr
TE 80 Odom, JohnnyJohnny Odom So
C 50 Richardson, JesseJesse Richardson Jr
WR 89 Ross, RonnieRonnie Ross So
T 72 Ryan, JerryJerry Ryan So
QB 13 Sawyer, TomTom Sawyer Sr
WR 16 Wade, LaneLane Wade Jr
G 68 Yarbrough, WaterWater Yarbrough Jr
RB 30 Young, ReaganReagan Young So
T 71 Zeller, ChuckChuck Zeller So
Pos. # Name Class
LB 58 Brady, ScottScott Brady So
S 22 Bushong, BruseBruse Bushong So
DE 88 Campbell, RichardRichard Campbell Sr
DE 91 Dowdy, BruceBruce Dowdy Jr
LB 32 Fincannon, MarkMark Fincannon Jr
DB 31 Fox, DentonDenton Fox Sr
DT 56 Grigg, DickieDickie Grigg Sr
DB 21 Howard, JohnJohn Howard Jr
LB 62 Lane, DennisDennis Lane Sr
DT 77 McDermand, WayneWayne McDermand Jr
LB 52 Molinare, LarryLarry Molinare So
DT 67 Norwood, PetePete Norwood Jr
DB 25 Rebold, DaleDale Rebold So
DB 23 Watson, JerryJerry Watson Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 33 Sanders, Jerry DonJerry Don Sanders Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1969 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1969-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. "1969 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1969.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  4. 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.
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