Found February 08, 2013 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Tommy Tuberville left Texas Tech for Cincinnati in December, and Red Raiders fans aren’t about to forget about the way he made his exit.
A highly-publicized report from December quoted a recruit who said Tuberville left them in the middle of dinner and didn’t return. Tuberville says he didn’t leave in the middle of dinner, but that he accepted the Cincinnati job the next day. Either way, Tuberville left Texas Tech during a recruiting weekend, and some fans decided to remind him about it this week.
Texas Tech fan site Viva The Matadors tossed around an idea Wednesday morning to send a fax to Tuberville’s football office at Cincinnati to tweak the coach about leaving Lubbuck. What was their idea? To fax the menu from 50 Yard Line Steakhouse, which was the restaurant where Tuberville supposedly ditched the recruits.
One fan actually went through with the idea. Here’s what the cover sheet stated and looked like:
From: Texas Tech Nation
To: Tommy Tuberville and staff.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
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...
It appears that some Texas Tech fans have a fantastic sense of humor. On National Signing Day, when head coaches wait by the fax machine to receive Letters of Intent from their commitments, some Texas Tech fans decided to send something else to new Cincinnati Head Coach Tommy Tuberville. In case you didn’t know, Tuberville allegedly left Texas Tech recruits at dinner at the...
Back in December, we told you about how then Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville left a group of recruits at dinner
the day before accepting the head job at Cincinnati. The story was a hot topic for a day or two which led to Tuberville having to withstand a barrage of questions on the matter from Dan Patrick.
Most of us moved on and forgot about Tuberville’s handling of the...
Tommy Tuberville left Texas Tech to take the job at Cincinnatti back in December, and he left amid some serious scrutiny. As we reported then, recruits and other suggested that Tuberville left and took the job in the middle of dinner.
Tuberville of course denied that it happened that way, and states he was offered the job the following day. Either way, the damage was done.
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