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1985 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1985 record4–7 (1–7 SWC)
Head coachJerry Moore (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorTom Wilson (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorSpike Dykes (2nd season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Texas A&M 7 1 0     10 2 0
#12 Arkansas 6 2 0     10 2 0
#17 Baylor 6 2 0     9 3 0
Texas 6 2 0     8 4 0
SMU 5 3 0     6 5 0
Houston 3 5 0     4 7 0
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
Texas Tech 1 7 0     4 7 0
TCU 0 8 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth and final season under head coach Jerry Moore, the Red Raiders compiled a 4–7 record (1–7 against SWC opponents), outscored opponents by a combined total of 249 to 240 (largely on the strength of a 63-7 victory over TCU), and finished in eighth place in the conference.[1] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 7New Mexico*W 32–3135,118
September 14at Tulsa*W 21–1729,972
September 21North Texas State*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 28–733,494
September 28at BaylorL 0–3136,500
October 5Texas A&M
L 27–2850,148
October 12No. 6 Arkansas
L 7–3038,464
October 19Rice
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 27–2928,194
November 2at TexasRaycomL 21–3465,137
November 9TCU
W 63–733,536
November 16at SMURaycomL 7–929,476
November 23at HoustonL 16–1714,280
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "1985 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1985.html. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. "1985 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1985-schedule.html. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
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