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1976 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Southwest Conference co-champion
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 13
1976 record10–2 (7–1 SWC)
Head coachSteve Sloan (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorRex Dockery (2nd season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Houston § 7 1 0     10 2 0
#13 Texas Tech § 7 1 0     10 2 0
#7 Texas A&M 6 2 0     10 2 0
Baylor 4 3 1     7 3 1
Texas 4 4 0     5 5 1
Arkansas 3 4 1     5 5 1
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
SMU 2 6 0     3 8 0
TCU 0 8 0     0 11 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. Texas Tech wins its first Southwest Conference championship (shared with Houston).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 11Colorado*W 24–744,132
September 25at New Mexico*No. 20W 20–1628,501
October 9at No. 17 Texas A&MNo. 15W 27–1652,651
October 16at RiceNo. 10W 37–1323,500
October 23Arizona*No. 8
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 52–2744,890
October 30No. 15 TexasNo. 6
W 31–2854,187
November 6at TCUNo. 5W 14–1020,986
November 13SMUNo. 5
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 34–734,780
November 20No. 9 HoustonNo. 5
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 19–2745,102
November 27at ArkansasNo. 9W 30–741,327
December 4No. 18 BaylorNo. 9
W 24–2137,105
December 31vs. No. 13 NebraskaNo. 9L 24–2748,618
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Coaching staffEdit

Coach: Steve Sloan

Offensive coordinator: Rex Dockery[2]

Game summariesEdit

TexasEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Texas 7 7 7 7 28
Texas Tech 7 3 14 7 31

Source:[3]


ReferencesEdit

  1. "2012 Texas Tech Football Media Supplement". Texas Tech University Department of Athletics. July 20, 2012. http://issuu.com/techathletics/docs/2012_ttu_fb_media_supplement. Retrieved September 3, 2012.
  2. "The Rex Dockery Award". Bradley Central High School. Archived from the original on January 6, 2009. https://web.archive.org/web/20090106112423/http://www.bradleyfootball.com/2006_Season/2006_Awards/rex_Dockery/rex_dockery.html. Retrieved January 4, 2009.
  3. "'Greatest Game': Texas Tech Beats Texas." Eugene Register-Guard. October 31, 1976

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