facebook
twitter
search
search

Kingsbury tabbed to coach Texas Tech

Dec. 12, 2012 at 8:51 PM

LUBBOCK, Texas, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Former Texas Tech quarterback Kliff Kingsbury is the new head coach of the Red Raiders, the school announced Wednesday.

Kingsbury, 33, will succeed Tommy Tuberville, who resigned last week to coach at the University of Cincinnati.

Kingsbury, who played behind center for the Red Raiders from 1998-2002, comes from Texas A&M, where he was offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel.

He takes over a program that went 7-5 this season and will play Minnesota in the Dec. 28 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
SB50: Denver Broncos face tough call at QB in 2016
Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend claims he hit her
NFLPA hopes to have independent arbitration for player discipline next season
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Group recreates 'Mario Kart' video game at UK mall