LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech officials have announced that
Tommy Tuberville will be the school's next coach.
The school announced its choice in a news release Saturday and
said Tuberville will be introduced by university and athletic
department administrators Sunday.
Tuberville will succeed Mike Leach, who was fired last month amid allegations he mistreated a player who suffered a concussion.
Tuberville stepped down at Auburn in December 2008, ending a
10-year tenure that included a perfect season and a string of teams
that contended for Southeastern Conference championships.
The 55-year-old Tuberville was 85-40 at Auburn, including a 13-0
season in 2004 when the Tigers finished No. 2, won the SEC title
for the first time in 15 years and Tuberville was named AP Coach of