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1987 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1987 record6–4–1 (4–3–1 SWC)
Head coachSpike Dykes (1st season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Texas A&M 6 1 0     10 2 0
Arkansas 5 2 0     9 4 0
Texas 5 2 0     7 5 0
Texas Tech 3 3 1     6 4 1
Baylor 3 4 0     6 5 0
TCU 3 4 0     5 6 0
Houston 2 4 1     4 6 1
Rice 0 8 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Spike Dykes, the Red Raiders compiled a 6–4–1 record (4–3–1 against SWC opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 315 to 266.[1] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 56:00 PMat No. 8 Florida State*HSEL 16–4052,893
September 127:00 PMColorado State*W 33–2428,786
September 197:00 PMLamar*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 43–1427,795
September 2612:00 PMat BaylorRaycomL 22–3634,816
October 312:00 PMNo. 15 Texas A&M
RaycomW 27–2142,625
October 107:00 PMNo. 20 Arkansas
L 0–3140,586
October 171:00 PMRice
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 59–725,314
October 242:00 PMTulsa*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 42–724,341
October 311:00 PMat TexasHSEL 27–4174,984
November 712:00 PMTCU
RaycomW 36–3528,516
November 217:00 PMat HoustonT 10–1019,295
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "1987 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1987.html. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. "1987 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1987-schedule.html. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
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