1952 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

The 1952 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 1952 college football season. Led by second-year head coach DeWitt Weaver, the Red Raiders compiled an overall record of 3–7–1 with a mark of 2–1–1 in conference play, placing second in the Border Conference.

1952 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
ConferenceBorder Conference
Record3–7–1 (2–1–1 Border)
Head coach
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →
1952 Border Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Arizona State $ 4 0 0 6 3 0
Texas Tech 2 1 1 3 7 1
Arizona 3 2 0 6 4 0
Hardin–Simmons 2 2 1 5 3 2
Texas Western 2 3 1 5 5 1
New Mexico A&M 1 2 1 2 6 1
West Texas State 1 4 0 3 6 0
Arizona State–Flagstaff 0 1 0 3 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 208:00 p.m.West Texas StateW 48–715,500[1][2]
September 27at Rice*L 7–3437,000
October 4at Pacific (CA)*L 21–4215,700
October 11Texas Western
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 14–2015,500
October 18Baylor*
L 10–2115,500
November 1Houston* 
L 7–2020,000
November 8at North Texas State*L 19–3413,000[3]
November 152:00 p.m.at Hardin–Simmons
T 14–147,500–9,500[4][5]
November 22at ArizonaW 19–14
November 292:00 p.m.No. 11 Tulsa*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 20–2610,100–15,500[6][7]
December 6NC State*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 54–710,000–11,000[8][9][10][11]
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kelly, Joe (September 20, 1952). "West Texas State Buffaloes To Invade Jones Stadium". Lubbock Morning Avalanche. Lubbock, Texas. p. 12. Retrieved February 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  2. ^ Gates, Art (September 21, 1952). "Red Raiders Pulverize West Texas State , 48-7". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Lubbock, Texas. p. 17. Retrieved February 9, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  3. ^ "North Texas State tramples Raiders, 34–19". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. November 9, 1952. Retrieved November 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Tarpley, Dick (November 15, 1952). "Cowboy-Tech Classic Unreels Today at 2". Abilene Reporter-News. Abilene, Texas. p. 9A. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  5. ^ Tarpley, Dick (November 16, 1952). "Pokes, Raiders Battle To Exciting 14-14 Tie". Abilene Reporter-News. Abilene, Texas. p. 1D. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  6. ^ "Texas Tech Tests Tough Tulsa Today". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Fort Worth, Texas. November 29, 1952. p. 10. Retrieved March 18, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  7. ^ Kee, Bernie (November 30, 1952). "Tulsa Outlast Tech, 26-20". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Fort Worth, Texas. p. 24. Retrieved March 18, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  8. ^ Kee, Bernie (December 7, 1952). "Raiders Punish Wolfpack, 54-7". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Fort Worth, Texas. p. 57. Retrieved March 18, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  9. ^ Kee, Bernie (December 7, 1952). "Texas Tech (continued)". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Fort Worth, Texas. p. 58. Retrieved March 18, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  10. ^ Kelly, Joe (December 7, 1952). "Red Raiders Coast To 54-7 Win Over Wolfpack". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Lubbock, Texas. p. 17. Retrieved March 18, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  11. ^ Kelly, Joe (December 7, 1952). "Tech Scores Runaway Over Wolfpack, 54-7 (continued)". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Lubbock, Texas. p. 20. Retrieved March 18, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  12. ^ "1952 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved August 23, 2022.