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Kliff Kingsbury's time at Houston and Texas A&M as offensive coordinator was purely business.
His homecoming to Texas Tech is personal.
The former Texas Tech quarterback was formally introduced as the head coach of the Red Raiders on Friday. He succeeds Tommy Tuberville, who unexpectedly left for Cincinnati.
The 33-year-old Kingsbury, the second-youngest coach in the Bowl Subdivision behind Toledo's Matt Campbell, has never been a head coach. He has a four-year deal that averages $2 million a year. Not bad for a guy who just five years ago was making less than $30,000 a year as a quality control assistant at Houston.
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After Tommy Tuberville left for the head coaching job at Cincinnati, Kilff Kingsbury was introduced as the new Texas Tech head coach. His introduction speech was pretty typical though he did take a shot at Cincinnati.
The former Red Raider quarterback called his previous coaching jobs “business decisions” but said that “being here now this is personal to me. This is where...
Well, that didn't take very long.
Texas Tech has filled their recently vacant head football coaching job by announcing the hire of now former Texas A&M offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury. By the by, Kingsbury is also an alum...
The job became available over the weekend when Tommy Tuberville walked away from Lubbock, Texas and was surprisingly announced as the new...
Texas A&M is in the market for a new offensive coordinator, as Kliff Kingsbury is leaving College Station to be the head coach at Texas Tech....
When you think Texas Tech you think crazy passing numbers, amazing offenses, and probably what happened with Mike Leach, right? Well, the Red Raiders decided to take a trip into the way back machine to hire one of it's all-time greats, Kliff Kingsbury, as their next head coach in a hope to repeat those memories.
Kingsbury replaces the departed Tommy Tuberville, who shocked...
Former New England Patriot and Texas Tech quarterback Kliff Kingsbury was named head coach at Texas Tech, the school announced on Wednesday. Kingsbury will replace Tommy Tuberville in Lubbock after Tuberville left to take the same position at Cincinnati this past Saturday. Under Tuberville, Texas Tech failed to post a winning record within the Big [...]
Texas Tech has hired Texas A&M offensive coordinator and former Red Raiders quarterback Kliff Kingsbury to become the Red Raiders' head coach.
Kingsbury was offered the job Wednesday and Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt announced the news on Twitter not long after.
He will replace Tommy Tuberville, who left the program to take the head-coaching position at Cincinnati...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Texas Tech has hired Texas A&M offensive coordinator and former Red Raiders quarterback Kliff Kingsbury to become the Red Raiders' head coach.
Kingsbury was offered the job Wednesday and Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt announced the news with a Twitter not long after.
Kingsbury coached Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel this year and was...
With Kliff Kingsbury coming to Texas Tech, we look back at what can be considered an impressive stretch of gunslingers he as coached. So far two, Case Keenum and Johnny "Football" Manziel.
Justin Laney writes about how after a few tumultuous seasons, the hiring of Kliff Kingsbury has reunited the fan base.
Kliff Kingsbury is returning home to West Texas to lead the Red Raider football program into the future.
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
Texas A&M offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury is returning to his alma mater. Kliff Kingsbury (Kevin Tuno)
Kingsbury has been named the Texas Tech head coach, just days after Tommy Tuberville shocked the Red Raiders to join the Cincinnati Bearcats as their head coach. He was named head football...
Justin Laney writes how Kliff Kingsbury brings back a certain "swagger" to the sidelines, which hasn't been seen in a while in Lubbock.
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Christmas in Montgomery, Al.
Prayer request of the day.
Robert Cessna is asking for people
to pray for Charlie Dina, the five year-old boy that Johnny Manziel
wears a yellow bracelet in support of. Dina who is battling neoblastoma,
is currently in intensive care. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)
In this week's edition, Aggie Websider's David Sandhop gives you the latest scoop on several assistant coaches being mentioned for promotions at other schools as well as the status of the offensive coordinator search after the departure of Kliff Kingsbury. As usual, he adds the latest recruiting nuggets from the week.