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1996 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Alamo Bowl, L 0–27 vs. Iowa
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionSouth
1996 record7–5 (5–3 Big 12)
Head coachSpike Dykes (10th season)
Offensive coordinatorRick Dykes (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorJohn Goodner (2nd season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Big 12 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#6 Nebraska   8 0         11 2  
#8 Colorado   7 1         11 2  
#17 Kansas State   6 2         9 3  
Missouri   3 5         5 6  
Kansas   2 6         4 7  
Iowa State   1 7         2 9  
South
#23 Texas   6 2         8 5  
Texas Tech   5 3         6 5  
Texas A&M   4 4         6 6  
Oklahoma   3 5         3 8  
Oklahoma State   2 6         5 6  
Baylor   1 7         4 7  
Championship: Texas 37, Nebraska 27
*† – Bowl Alliance representative as champion
‡ – Bowl Alliance at-large representative
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the newly established Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their tenth season under head coach Spike Dykes, the Red Raiders compiled a 7–5 record (5–3 against Big 12 opponents), finished in second place in Southern Division of the Big 12, outscored opponents by a combined total of 323 to 232, and lost to Iowa in the 1996 Alamo Bowl.[1] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 312:30 PMat No. 21 Kansas StateABCL 14–2143,143
September 711:30 AMvs. Oklahoma StateFSNW 31–330,269
September 215:30 PMat Georgia*ESPN2L 12–1573,116
September 286:30 PMUtah State*W 58–2039,778
October 56:30 PMBaylor
W 45–2450,594
October 121:00 PMat KansasW 30–1748,500
October 192:30 PMNo. 5 Nebraska
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
ABCL 10–2451,344
October 2611:30 AMat Texas A&MFSNW 13–1070,147
November 96:00 PMTexas
FSNL 32–3850,607
November 161:00 PMSouthwestern Louisiana*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 56–2138,097
November 232:30 PMat OklahomaABCW 22–1261,127
December 297:00 PMvs. No. 21 Iowa*ESPNL 0–2755,677
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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RosterEdit

1996 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense 60 Jayson Hansen OG 6-4 297 Jr. Kelowna, B.C. 4 Byron Hanspard TB 6-0 193 Jr. DeSoto, Texas 82 Donnie Hart SE 6-1 187 So. 17 Malcolm McKenzie SE 6-2 211 Jr. San Antonio, Texas 6 Stacy Mitchell FL 5-5 150 Jr. DeSoto, Texas 42 Sammy Morris FB 6-0 212 Fr. San Antonio, Texas David Nichol WR 5-10 182 Fr. Dallas, Texas *Ahndre Patterson TE 6-4 250 Jr 78 J.T. Sprouse OG 6-2 286 Sr. Simi Valley, Calif. 16 Matt Tittle QB 6-3 209 So
Pos. # Name Class
TE 85 Spinks, BradBrad Spinks Sr
Defense William Culpepper LB 6-0 222 Fr. Cleburne, Texas 46 Keith Cumby DE 5-10 209 So. Van, Texas 86 Tony Daniels DE 6-5 249 Jr. Odessa, Texas 11 Tony Darden CB 6-0 196 Jr
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1996 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1996.html. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. "1996 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1996-schedule.html. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
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