1968 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team
The 1968 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Southwest Conference during the 1968 NCAA University Division football season. In their eighth season under head coach J. T. King, the Red Raiders compiled a 5–3–2 record (4–3 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 255 to 241. The team's statistical leaders included Joe Matulich with 864 passing yards, Roger Freeman with 471 rushing yards, and Bobby Allen with 546 receiving yards. The team played its home games at Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium.
|1968 Texas Tech Red Raiders football|
|1968 record||5–3–2 (4–3 SWC)|
|Head coach||J. T. King (8th season)|
|Home stadium||Jones Stadium|
|1968 Southwest Conference football standings|
|No. 6 Arkansas +||6||–||1||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
|No. 3 Texas +||6||–||1||–||0||9||–||1||–||1|
|No. 14 SMU||5||–||2||–||0||8||–||3||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
|September 21||Cincinnati*||T 10–10||35,200|
|September 28||No. 6 Texas||W 31–22||50,167|
|October 5||Colorado State*||W 43–13||38,000|
|October 11||at Texas A&M||W 21–16||45,000|
|October 19||at Mississippi State*||No. 15||T 28–28||28,000|
|October 26||SMU||No. 19||L 18–39||50,352|
|November 2||at Rice||W 38–15||20,000|
|November 9||TCU||W 31–14||40,140|
|November 16||at Baylor||L 28–42||20,000|
|November 23||No. 9 Arkansas||L 42-7||48,165|
- "1968 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
- "Texas Tech Football 2017 Media Guide". Texas Tech University. 2017. p. 99. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
- "1968 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
- 2017 Media Guide, p. 158.
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