LUBBOCK, Texas, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Former Auburn Coach Tommy Tuberville is the new football coach at Texas Tech, the Lubbock school announced Saturday.
Texas Tech officials have called a news conference for 3 p.m. Sunday in Lubbock to introduce their new coach, who sat out the 2009 season after resigning from Auburn after a 5-7 mark in 2008.
The Red Raiders defeated Michigan State in the Alamo Bowl Jan. 2 with defensive coordinator Ruffin McNeill serving as interim head coach.
Tuberville had an 85-40 record at Auburn, including a 13-0 campaign and No. 2 national ranking in 2004.