Oh, those clever Texas Tech fans. If they aren't tossing tortillas onto the field for reasons unexplained, they're sending prank faxes to former football coaches.
You probably remember the story of how Tommy Tuberville is alleged to have left Texas Tech for Cincinnati. The story goes that he was at dinner with a Texas Tech recruit in Lubbock, Texas, when he abruptly got up, left, and took the job at Cincinnati.
That's what the recruit said. Tuberville said that wasn't what happened, but that hardly matters anymore. The point is, Texas Tech fans believe that's what happened. So on Wednesday National Signing Day in college football they knew Tuberville would be anticipating a whole bunch of faxes from high school football players across the nation.
And according to Texas Tech's SB Nation site, Viva the Matadors, they faxed him copies of the menu for the 50 Yard Line Steakhouse, the restaurant in question. It came with a note:
From: Texas Tech Nation
To: Tommy ...