Posted November 14, 2013 on AP on Fox
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Kliff Kingsbury was preparing for his first full season as Texas Tech's starting quarterback when the Red Raiders got a new running backs coach in 2000. He still remembers the reaction Art Briles got after joining his alma mater after being a successful Texas high school coach. ''You could see the way the players gravitated toward him and how much respect and admiration they had for him,'' Kingsbury said. ''The positive energy, the football knowledge, you could tell he was going to go a long way in this profession.'' Kingsbury is now in his first season as head coach of the Red Raiders (7-3, 4-3 Big 12), who play Briles' fourth-ranked Baylor Bears (8-0, 5-0) in the Dallas Cowboys' stadium on Saturday night. It will be Baylor's first game since Briles got a new 10-year contract this week through the 2023 season. The Bears have a school-record 12-game winning streak, are 8-0 for the first time ever and rank fifth ...
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