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1977 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1977 record7–5 (4–4 SWC)
Head coachSteve Sloan (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorRex Dockery (3rd season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Texas 8 0 0     11 1 0
#3 Arkansas 7 1 0     11 1 0
Texas A&M 6 2 0     8 4 0
Houston 4 4 0     6 5 0
Texas Tech 4 4 0     7 5 0
Baylor 3 5 0     5 6 0
SMU 3 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 1 7 0     2 9 0
Rice 0 8 0     1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. In their third and final season under head coach Steve Sloan, the Red Raiders compiled a 7–5 record (4–4 against SWC opponents), outscored opponents by a combined total of 279 to 246, and finished in a tie for fourth place in the conference.[1] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 10at BaylorNo. 8W 17–745,800
September 17New Mexico*No. 8W 49–1445,108
September 24No. 6 Texas A&MNo. 7
L 17–3355,008
October 1at North Carolina*No. 13W 10–748,000
October 8at Arizona*No. 17W 32–2641,500
October 15RiceNo. 15
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 42–742,689
October 29at No. 1 TexasNo. 14L 0–2677,809
November 5TCU
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, Texas (rivalry)
W 49–1742,124
November 12at SMUNo. 18W 45–721,689
November 19at HoustonNo. 16L 7–4543,989
November 26No. 6 Arkansas
L 14–1732,856
December 23vs. No. 19 Florida State*L 17–4044,502
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "1977 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1977.html. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. "1977 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1977-schedule.html. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
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