A lot of people, myself included, thought this was a chicken move to drop this game simply because it reeked of a head coach deliberately avoiding a game because he knew he was going to lose. Tuberville was honest enough to admit that perception is pretty much correct.
"A little bit to that, as a coach," TT said in response to MY question. "We had four non-conference teams scheduled because of the new conference realignment. One had to go. I've been in this business for a while. We're going to be a young team. Gary (Patterson) has done a great job of bringing in players and building depth. That's not the type of team we want to play right now.
"Somebody had to go. Hopefully we can play them. That's a natural game for us. I think we need to play that help. It would help Gary and us to play each year home and home."
Tech was originally scheduled to play in Fort Worth on Sept. 10. TCU offered to move the game to Cowboys Stadium, but Tech wants no part of TCU until TT can build something that can beat the Frogs. Maybe 2015? Not kidding.
TT is comfortable enough in his own skin to admit what we all know: He can't beat TCU, and won't be able to for a while.
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