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Former Texas Tech coach and new Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville has come under fire for reportedly leaving recruits at a dinner to take his new job. He didn't just leave as soon as he got the check, or excuse himself from the table... he left when the waitress brought out the food and never returned! Tuberville's dash-before-dining has become a symbolic story for the unforgiving nature of the college football coaching carousel.
Tuberville appeared on The Dan Patrick Show on Thursday and Patrick pressed the coach on those reports and college coaches in general being willing to not live up to their long term contracts as "hired guns." As the seconds tick by, Patrick becomes more and more fired up and Tuberville squirms more and more.
The entire interview is worth a listen because you don't hear tough, even uncomfortable interviews like this in sports these days...
Patrick may have gone a bit over the edge when he asked Tuberville, "WH...
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A day after a report surfaced online that Tommy Tuberville left Texas Tech recruits in the middle of dinner the day before taking the Cincinnati coaching job, Tuberville joined Dan Patrick on his show to discuss the report.
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For anyone that ever been offered a job /negotiated one on short notice, you have probably experienced what University of Cincinnati head football coach Tommy Tuberville experienced.
Last weekend, Tuberville was the head coach of Texas Tech and it is rumored that he left some Tech recruits at dinner to finish negotiations with Cincinnati.
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