Tubberville recently sat down for a long chat with Dennis Dobbs of CBSSports.com for this interview where he covered a variety of topics from the state of the Big 12, the invtitation of TCU and West Virginia to his replacement in Lubbock - Kliff Kingsbury.
Tuberville told Dobbs: "It's a perfect fit for them, native son, played for Leach. Not that I didn't have support but I didn't have 100 percent support. It just wasn't going to happen."
Nope, which is one of the reasons he left. It may have been the biggest reason he left a Big 12 job for a school that is in something called the American Athletic Conference.
There may not have been a coach alive who could have replaced Mike Leach and would have had the full support of that fan base. That type of support was certainly not going to exist for a guy with Tuberville's background.
Despite his ability to play nice with the media and the alums, Tuberville was not able to win enough games to make people forget about The Pirate.
As a former Tech player, Kingsbury is going to not only have the full support of all things Tech, but he should be allowed to grow into the job.
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