1951 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

The 1951 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Technological College—now known as Texas Tech University—as a member of the Border Conference during the 1951 college football season. Led by first-year head coach DeWitt Weaver, the Red Raiders compiled an overall record of 7–4 with a mark of 4–0 in conference play, winning the Border Conference title. Texas Tech was invited to the Sun Bowl, where they beat the Pacific Tigers.

1951 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
Border champion
Sun Bowl, W 25–14 vs. Pacific (CA)
ConferenceBorder Conference
Record7–4 (4–0 Border)
Head coach
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Border Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Texas Tech $ 4 0 0 7 4 0
Arizona State 4 1 0 6 3 1
Hardin–Simmons 4 1 0 6 6 0
Arizona 3 3 0 6 5 0
Texas Western 2 4 0 3 7 0
New Mexico A&M 1 4 0 1 9 0
West Texas State 1 5 0 2 7 0
Arizona State–Flagstaff 0 1 0 1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 22West Texas StateW 46–716,000
September 29vs. No. 6 Texas A&M*L 7–2027,000
October 6at Houston*L 0–624,000
October 13TCU*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 33–1919,000
October 20at No. 10 Baylor*L 10–2022,000
October 27Arizona 
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 41–016,000
November 3at Texas WesternW 27–78,500
November 17at Tulsa*L 14–21
November 24at New MexicoW 60–14
December 1Hardin–Simmons
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 28–2117,000
January 1vs. Pacific (CA)
W 25–1417,000
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1951 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved August 23, 2022.
  2. ^ "2012 Texas Tech Football Media Supplement". Texas Tech University Department of Athletics. July 20, 2012. Retrieved September 3, 2012.