|1980 Texas Tech Red Raiders football|
|1980 record||5–6 (3–5 SWC)|
|Head coach||Rex Dockery (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Jones Stadium|
|1980 Southwest Conference football standings|
|#14 Baylor †||8||–||0||–||0||10||–||2||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1980 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third and final season under head coach Rex Dockery, the Red Raiders compiled a 5–6 record (3–5 against SWC opponents), were outscored by a combined total of 188 to 178, and finished in a tie for sixth place in the conference. The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.
|September 6||UTEP*||W 35–7||37,122|
|September 13||No. 15 North Carolina*||L 3–9||37,797|
|September 20||New Mexico*||W 28–17||38,873|
|September 27||Baylor||L 23–24||48,539|
|October 4||at Texas A&M||L 21–41||65,490|
|October 18||at Rice||W 10–3||10,000|
|November 1||No. 12 Texas||W 24–20||50,132|
|November 8||at TCU||L 17–24||18,752|
|November 15||No. 18 SMU||W 14–0||42,197|
|November 22||Houston||L 7–34||36,386|
|November 29||at Arkansas||L 16–22||50,926|
- ↑ "1980 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1980.html. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
- ↑ "1980 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1980-schedule.html. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
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