The Texas Tech Red Raiders have taken the field 936 times since its gridiron debut ended in a tie with the McMurray Indians on Oct. 3, 1925.
Since that sacred autumn day upon the open plains nestled atop the Caprock at Lubbock, Texas the Scarlet and Black clad pigskin warriors have recorded 511 glorious victories, 393 gut wrenching defeats and 32 hard fought ties.
Originally dubbed the Matadors and then the Red Raiders, the football teams from Texas Tech University have thrilled the world of sports with a literal plethora of great contests played out on fields of turf and honor.
In what could easily fill countless television episodes in a series aptly entitled “Masterpiece Theatre” the list of great Tech football triumphs is profoundly extensive.
Indeed, an attempt to select a mere ten of these games as “the finest” is an intricate task, riddled with complexities intertwined with grueling pressure.
Throwing all said caution to the wind, the following are but one football enthusiasts’ humble endeavor to choose such a limited number of glorious Texas Tech contests and declare them as “The Top Ten Games in Texas Tech Red Raider Football History.”