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1997 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionSouth
1997 record6–5 (5–3 Big 12)
Head coachSpike Dykes (11th season)
Offensive coordinatorRick Dykes (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorJohn Goodner (3rd season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 Big 12 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#2 Nebraska x   8 0         13 0  
#8 Kansas State   7 1         11 1  
#23 Missouri   5 3         7 5  
Colorado   3 5         5 6  
Kansas   3 5         6 5  
Iowa State   1 7         1 10  
South
#20 Texas A&M x   6 2         9 4  
#24 Oklahoma State   5 3         8 4  
Texas Tech*   5 3         6 5  
Texas   2 6         4 7  
Oklahoma   2 6         4 8  
Baylor   1 7         2 9  
Championship: Nebraska 54, Texas A&M 15
*Ineligible for conference championship game and postseason due to a self-imposed postseason ban.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their 11th season under head coach Spike Dykes, the Red Raiders compiled a 6–5 record (5–3 against Big 12 opponents), finished in a tie for second place in Southern Division of the Big 12, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 245 to 217.[1] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 306:45 PMat No. 5 Tennessee*ESPNL 17–52106,285
September 136:30 PMLouisiana–Lafayette*W 59–1435,953
September 206:30 PMNorth Texas*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 27–3043,620
October 46:00 PMat BaylorW 35–1435,275
October 116:30 PMKansasdagger
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 17–743,012
October 1812:30 PMat No. 2 NebraskaL 0–2975,764
October 251:00 PMTexas A&M
W 16–1350,513
November 111:30 AMKansas State
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
FSNL 2–1338,322
November 86:00 PMat TexasFSNW 24–1076,110
November 152:00 PMat Oklahoma StateW 27–339,400
November 221:00 PMOklahoma
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 21–3240,013
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "1997 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1997.html. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. "1997 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/texas-tech/1997-schedule.html. Retrieved December 22, 2016.
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