It is no secret that I was and still am a fan of Tommy Tuberville. I can be a fan of him and not feel good about how he left
I can hear you all now… he is still young enough, he still has the fire burning in his gut, he can still build a winning program. That might be true, but he will lose his "Auburn Man" status with me if he gets employed elsewhere. Is that a fair statement… probably not, but it is how I feel. He did enough for
His name is showing up on the Red Raider radar. Personally, I don’t see Texas Tech hiring Tuberville. I think that Tony Franklin and the 2008 season doomed him in a spread offense type team. He would have to bring in one hell of an offensive mind to run the offense. And Tuberville would have to step back and let that person run it his own way. Can Tommy do that? I can not see it happening. Tommy is the CEO of his program and he has never made any bones about that. He would also have to allow the offensive coordinator the ability to hire his own staff. That would also be against Tuberville’s nature.
Lastly, if Texas Tech would look at the recruiting that Tuberville did after he and his staff became tenured in the State of
The main thing that would make Tuberville a good choice is that he has shown that he can recruit "under the radar" players. Tuberville has always seemed to be a great judge of talent. He can also coach those players so they can compete with the "main" team in the state (see
What say you?
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