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1974 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Peach Bowl, T 6–6 vs. Vanderbilt
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1974 record6–4–2 (3–4 SWC)
Head coachJim Carlen (5th season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
Template:1974 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1974 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. In their fifth and final season under head coach Jim Carlen, the Red Raiders compiled a 6–4–2 record (3–4 against conference opponents), finished in sixth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 193 to 158.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Tommy Duniven with 552 passing yards, Larry Isaac with 671 rushing yards, and Lawrence Williams with 477 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 14Iowa State*W 24–338,442
September 21New Mexico*T 21–2117,719
September 28No. 6 Texas
W 26–351,082
October 5Oklahoma State*No. 10
W 14–1342,158
October 12at No. 16 Texas A&MNo. 9L 7–2850,620
October 19No. 9 Arizona*No. 17
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 17–840,231
October 26at SMUNo. 11W 20–1732,505
November 2at RiceNo. 13L 7–2119,500
November 9at TCUNo. 19
W 28–040,189
November 16at BaylorNo. 20L 10–1732,000
November 23Arkansas
L 13–2138,327
December 28vs. Vanderbilt*T 6–631,695
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1974 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1974-schedule.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Texas Tech Football 2017 Media Guide". Texas Tech University. 2017. p. 98. https://issuu.com/techathletics/docs/2017_texas_tech_football_media_guid. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  3. "1974 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1974.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  4. 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.
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