1987 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

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.

American college football season
1987Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Conference Southwest Conference
1987 record 6–4–1 (4–3–1 SWC)
Head coach
Home stadium Jones Stadium
Seasons
 1986
1988 

1987 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 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

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Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 6:00 pm at No. 8 Florida State* HSE L 16–40 52,893
September 12 7:00 pm Colorado State* W 33–24 28,786
September 19 7:00 pm Lamar*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 43–14 27,795
September 26 12:00 pm at Baylor Raycom L 22–36 34,816
October 3 12:00 pm No. 15 Texas A&M
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX (rivalry)
Raycom W 27–21 42,625
October 10 7:00 pm No. 20 Arkansas
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX (rivalry)
L 0–31 40,586
October 17 1:00 pm Rice
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 59–7 25,314
October 24 2:00 pm Tulsa*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 42–7 24,341
October 31 1:00 pm at Texas HSE L 27–41 74,984
November 7 12:00 pm TCU
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX (rivalry)
Raycom W 36–35 28,516
November 21 7:00 pm at Houston T 10–10 19,295
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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