Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 12/12/12
Texas Tech is really airing it out with this one, but Kliff Kingsbury knows a thing or two about that. The Red Raiders on Wednesday hired the Texas A&M offensive coordinator to replace Tommy Tuberville as head football coach in Lubbock, Texas. The move made sense. Ten years ago, Kingsbury was the first real Air Raid quarterback at Texas Tech under Mike Leach. Under Kevin Sumlin at the University of Houston, Kingsbury quickly rose from the bottom of the staff (quality control) to offensive coordinator, helping the Cougars lead the Bowl Subdivision in offense in 2010 and 2011, and helping quarterback Case Keenum break all the big NCAA passing records. That was supposed to end this year, when Kingsbury followed Sumlin to Texas A&M and the SEC, where offense isn't supposed to work, and certainly not the kind of offense Kingsbury runs. Well, guess who led the SEC in offense. The Aggies averaged 546 yards per game and 39.1 points in SEC play. They put up 418 yards on an Alabama ...
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