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1980 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1980 record5–6 (3–5 SWC)
Head coachRex Dockery (3rd season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#14 Baylor 8 0 0     10 2 0
#20 SMU 5 3 0     8 4 0
Houston 5 3 0     7 5 0
Texas 4 4 0     7 5 0
Rice 4 4 0     5 6 0
Arkansas 3 5 0     7 5 0
Texas Tech 3 5 0     5 6 0
Texas A&M 3 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 1 7 1     1 10 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.[1] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 6UTEP*W 35–737,122
September 13No. 15 North Carolina*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 3–937,797
September 20New Mexico*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 28–1738,873
September 27Baylor
L 23–2448,539
October 4at Texas A&ML 21–4165,490
October 18at RiceW 10–310,000
November 1No. 12 Texas
W 24–2050,132
November 8at TCUL 17–2418,752
November 15No. 18 SMU
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 14–042,197
November 22Houston
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 7–3436,386
November 29at ArkansasL 16–2250,926
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "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.
  2. "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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