Kliff Kingsbury says he's working closely with and leaning heavily on GM Steve Keim to identify potential candidates for his first staff. "We don't care if we know them, let's make sure we get the right coaches for us right now," Kingsbury said.
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Kliff Kingsbury will receive a four-year deal to coach Arizona, capping a one-and-a-half-month stretch during which he was fired as coach of Texas Tech, hired as USC's offensive coordinator and then tabbed to lead his first NFL team.
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- Memphis' Randolph named Texas Tech DL coach
- Tech WR Wesley to skip final season, enter draft
Paul Randolph has been hired as defensive line coach at Texas Tech after the past three seasons at Memphis. New coach Matt Wells also announced his first three off-the-field hires, including Katharine Sawyer as director of recruiting.
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Receiver Antoine Wesley is skipping his final season at Texas Tech to enter the NFL draft.
New Texas Tech coach Matt Wells says the Red Raiders "deserve the chance to win right now" and can compete for the Big 12 titles that AD Kirby Hocutt wants and expects.
Ryan McGee, Jake Trotter & Chris Low discuss Texas Tech's new coach (1:45), Rob Mullens' response to Mike Leach 7:00), preview championship weekend (16:25) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (37:40) and Extra Points (44:21).
Texas Tech has hired Matt Wells from Utah State to become the Red Raiders' new coach, the school announced Thursday night.
After brief reaction to the latest CFP rankings (1:53), Adam Rittenberg, Chris Low & Ryan McGee discuss the latest coaching developments and rumors around the country (7:10). Plus, coaching related Walk-Ons questions (40:46).
While Clemson Tigers defensive coordinator Brent Venables said he has spoken "recently" with Texas Tech athletics director Kirby Hocutt, he is not actively pursuing the job of Red Raiders head coach.
Matt Schick, Peter Burns & Jake Trotter discuss the latest coaching news (2:20), weigh in on Ohio State's drubbing of Michigan (16:25), note the CFP implications from the weekend (24:30) and more. Plus, "Talk Nerdy To Me" (42:35), Walk-Ons (49:34) and Extra Points (55:33).
Kliff Kingsbury was fired by Texas Tech after a third straight losing season.
TTU's former quarterback turned coach Kliff Kingsbury expects to have a talk about the future of his job after the Red Raiders booked a third straight losing season.
Charlie Brewer threw for 308 yards with three touchdowns and ran for a score as Baylor beat Texas Tech 35-24 in the regular season finale Saturday to get bowl eligible a year after winning only one game.
Skylar Thompson returned from a concussion to throw for 213 yards and a touchdown, Blake Lynch hit four field goals and Kansas State's defense grounded high-flying Texas Tech in a 21-6 victory over the sloppy Red Raiders on Saturday.