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1975 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1975 record6–5 (4–3 SWC)
Head coachSteve Sloan (1st season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
Template:1975 Southwest Conference football standings

The 1975 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference during the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. In their first season under head coach Steve Sloan, the Red Raiders compiled a 6–5 record (4–3 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 272 to 251.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Tommy Duniven with 1,038 passing yards, Larry Isaac with 751 rushing yards, and Sammy Williams with 496 receiving yards.[3][4] The team played its home games at Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 13Florida State*W 31–2035,268
September 20New Mexico*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 24–1739,160
September 27at No. 6 TexasL 18–4277,809
October 4at No. 15 Oklahoma State*L 16–1743,500
October 11No. 6 Texas A&M
L 9–3852,254
October 18at No. 13 Arizona*L 28–3239,854
October 25SMU
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 37–2036,020
November 1Rice
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 28–2438,205
November 8at TCUW 34–018,200
November 15Baylor
W 33–1036,594
November 22at No. 19 ArkansasL 14–3136,600
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1975 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1975-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. "1975 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1975.html. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  4. 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.
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