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1998 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team

The 1998 Texas Tech Red Raiders football team represented Texas Tech University in the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their 12th season under head coach Spike Dykes, the Red Raiders compiled a 7–5 record (4–4 against Big 12 opponents), finished in third place in Southern Division of the Big 12, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 315 to 215.[1] The team played its home games at Clifford B. and Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.

1998 Texas Tech Red Raiders football
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ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionSouth
1998 record7–5 (4–4 Big 12)
Head coachSpike Dykes (12th season)
Offensive coordinatorRick Dykes (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorJohn Goodner (4th season)
Home stadiumJones Stadium
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
No. 10 Kansas State x   8 0         11 2  
No. 19 Nebraska   5 3         9 4  
No. 21 Missouri   5 3         8 4  
Colorado   4 4         8 4  
Kansas   1 7         4 7  
Iowa State   1 7         3 8  
Southern Division
No. 11 Texas A&M x$   7 1         11 3  
No. 15 Texas   6 2         9 3  
Texas Tech   4 4         7 5  
Oklahoma State   3 5         5 6  
Oklahoma   3 5         5 6  
Baylor   1 7         2 9  
Championship: Texas A&M 36, Kansas State 33 
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 56:00 PMUTEP*W 35–341,087
September 126:30 PMvs. North Texas*W 30–021,496
September 196:00 PMFresno State*
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
W 34–2840,035
September 2611:30 AMat Iowa State
FSNW 31–2433,810
October 36:00 PMBaylor
W 31–2938,801
October 106:00 PMOklahoma State 
FSNW 24–1747,589
October 1712:30 PMat No. 19 ColoradoNo. 22FSNL 17–1948,969
October 242:30 PMat No. 8 Texas A&MNo. 25ABCL 10–1762,873
October 311:00 PMNo. 18 Missouri
  • Jones Stadium
  • Lubbock, TX
L 26–2841,378
November 146:00 PMNo. 18 Texas
FSNW 42–3550,647
November 211:00 PMat OklahomaL 17–2065,583
December 317:00 PMvs. Ole Miss*ESPNL 18–3546,862
  • *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. ^ "1998 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "1998 Texas Tech Red Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2016.