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Oklahoma State–Texas Tech football rivalry
First contestedNovember 2, 1935
Texas Tech 14, Oklahoma A&M 0
Number of meetings46
Most recent meetingSeptember 22, 2018
Texas Tech 41, Oklahoma State 17
Next meetingOctober 5, 2019
All-time seriesTexas Tech leads, 22–21–3
Largest victoryOklahoma State, 66–6 (2011)
Longest win streakOklahoma State, 9 (2009–2017)
Current streakTexas Tech, 1 (2018–present)

The Oklahoma State–Texas Tech football rivalry is an American college football rivalry[1] between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and Texas Tech Red Raiders.

Notable gamesEdit

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1935Edit

Texas Tech 14 - Oklahoma A&M 0

The Texas Tech Matadors defeated the Oklahoma A&M Aggies in the first game played between the teams. The Matadors were coached by Pete Cawthon and the Aggies were coached by Albert Exendine.

1988Edit

Oklahoma State 45 - Texas Tech 42

The Oklahoma State Cowboys defeated the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the 1988 Coca-Cola Classic, which was played in the Tokyo Dome. Oklahoma State running back Barry Sanders won the Heisman Trophy only hours before the game against Texas Tech. Sanders rushed for 332 yards and had 4 touchdowns against the Red Raiders.[2][3]

2008Edit

Texas Tech 56 - Oklahoma State 20

The 2008 game was the first between the Cowboys and Red Raiders when both teams were ranked in the AP Poll.

2011Edit

Oklahoma State 66 - Texas Tech 6

The 2011 game was the largest margin of victory as Oklahoma State beat the Texas Tech Red Raiders 66-6. This game was the most points given up by Texas Tech in the history of the program. The following week the Cowboys lost to Iowa State in overtime knocking the Cowboys out of the BCS national championship. [4]

2018Edit

Texas Tech 41 – Oklahoma State 17

Texas Tech's victory snapped a 9 game losing streak against Oklahoma State, with the Red Raiders' last victory against the Cowboys being in 2008. The Red Raiders also got their first victory in Stillwater since 2001.[5] The victory over the then 15th ranked Oklahoma State was Texas Tech's first win over a ranked opponent since the 2013 Holiday Bowl.

Game results Edit

Oklahoma State victoriesTexas Tech victoriesTie games
No.DateLocationWinnerScore
1 1935 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 14–0
2 1936 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 12–0
3 1937 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 14–6
4 1940 Oklahoma City, OK Tie6–6
5 1941 Oklahoma City, OK Texas Tech 16–6
6 1942 Lubbock, TX Oklahoma A&M 9–6
7 1943 Oklahoma City, OK Oklahoma A&M 21–13
8 1944 Lubbock, TX Oklahoma A&M 14–7
9 1945 Stillwater, OK #8 Oklahoma A&M 46–6
10 1946 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 14–7
11 1953 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 27–13
12 1954 Lubbock, TX Tie13–13
13 1955 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 24–6
14 1956 Lubbock, TX Tie13–13
15 1957 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 13–0
16 1965 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 17–14
17 1966 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 10–7
18 1969 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 17–10
19 1973 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 20–7
20 1974 Lubbock, TX #10 Texas Tech 14–13
21 1975 Stillwater, OK #15 Oklahoma State 17–16
22 1988 Tokyo, Japan #12 Oklahoma State 45–42
23 1989 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 31–15
24 1996 Irving, TX Texas Tech 31–2
No.DateLocationWinnerScore
25 1997 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 27–3
26 1998 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 24–17
27 1999 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 41–21
28 2000 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 58–0
29 2001 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 49–30
30 2002 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 49–24
31 2003 Stillwater, OK #23 Oklahoma State 51–49
32 2004 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 31–15
33 2005 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 24–17
34 2006 Lubbock, TX Texas Tech 30–24
35 2007 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 49–45
36 2008 Lubbock, TX #2 Texas Tech 56–20
37 2009 Stillwater, OK #17 Oklahoma State 24–17
38 2010 Lubbock, TX #20 Oklahoma State 34–17
39 2011 Lubbock, TX #2 Oklahoma State 66–6
40 2012 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State 59–21
41 2013 Lubbock, TX #18 Oklahoma State 52–34
42 2014 Stillwater, OK #24 Oklahoma State 45–35
43 2015 Lubbock, TX #12 Oklahoma State 70–53
44 2016 Stillwater, OK #17 Oklahoma State 45–44
45 2017 Lubbock. TX #15 Oklahoma State 41–34
46 2018 Stillwater, OK Texas Tech 41–17
Series: Texas Tech leads 22–21–3

See also Edit

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