A news feature from Aug. 29, 1973 looking at the upcoming Texas Tech football season. The Red Raiders, led by fourth-year head coach Jim Carlen, would go on to an 11-1 record and a victory over Tennessee in the Gator Bowl. Texas Tech would finsh second in the Southwest Conference due to a losts to Texas on Sept. 29 in Austin.
The feature, shot at Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium in Lubbock, features interviews with Carlen, quarterback Joe Barnes, defensive tackle Ecomet Burley and tight end Andre Tillman.
The video is part of SMU's G. William Jones Film And Video Archive. The archive is in the process of digitizing and uploading historical news items from WFAA-TV in Dallas onto YouTube.