Texas Tech Has Reportedly Hired A New Head Coach

first_imgA general view of Texas Tech's football stadium.LUBBOCK, TX – NOVEMBER 12: A general view of play between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Jones AT&T Stadium on November 12, 2011 in Lubbock, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)It didn’t take long for Texas Tech to finds its new head coach. The Red Raiders fired former head coach Kliff Kingsbury over the weekend after he failed to reach a bowl game for the third time in six seasons.Just a few days later, the team has reportedly found a new head coach. According to Football Scoop, the Red Raiders have hired Utah State head coach Matt Wells as the replacement for Kliff Kingsbury.Here’s more from Football Scoop.Utah State head coach Matt Wells has agreed to become head coach at Texas Tech, sources told FootballScoop Thursday evening.Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt made Wells a top priority early in the process, and multiple reports over the past 48 hours pointed toward Wells being the guy.Wells is an established college football coach.He racked up a 44-34 record – including a 10-2 record this season – during his six seasons with the Aggies. Wells, 45, was named the Mountain West Coach of the Year this season after leading the Aggies to a 10-2 record.Now, he’s on the move.last_img

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