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1983 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1983 record3–7–1 (3–4–1 SWC)
Head coachJerry Moore (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorJim Bates[1] (4th season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Texas 8 0 0     11 1 0
#12 SMU 7 1 0     10 2 0
Baylor 4 3 1     7 4 1
Texas A&M 4 3 1     5 5 1
Arkansas 4 4 0     6 5 0
Texas Tech 3 4 1     3 7 1
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
TCU 1 6 1     1 8 2
Rice 0 8 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third season under head coach Jerry Moore, the Red Raiders compiled a 3–7–1 record (3–4–1 against SWC opponents), were outscored by a combined total of 253 to 160, and finished in sixth place in the conference.[2] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 10at Air Force*L 13–2826,800
September 24at BaylorABCW 26–1138,000
October 1Texas A&MW 3–052,109
October 8New Mexico*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 10–3036,543
October 15Rice
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 14–343,611
October 22Tulsa*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 20–5934,006
October 29at No. 2 TexasL 3–2075,225
November 5TCU
T 10–1037,507
November 12at No. 7 SMUL 7–3330,050
November 19at HoustonL 41–4323,153
November 26Arkansas
L 13–1632,978
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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