Former Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville: Lubbock ‘looked like Iraq’

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Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville led the Red Raiders to an 8-5 record in his first season.

Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville led the Red Raiders to an 8-5 record in his first season.


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Cincinnati head coach Tommy Tuberville works the sidelines in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Memphis, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Cincinnati head coach Tommy Tuberville works the sidelines in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Memphis, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)


Photo: John Minchillo, Associated Press

Cincinnati head coach Tommy Tuberville works the sidelines in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Memphis, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Cincinnati head coach Tommy Tuberville works the sidelines in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Memphis, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)


Photo: John Minchillo, Associated Press

Cincinnati head coach Tommy Tuberville talks with a line judge during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Brigham Young , Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in Cincinnati. Brigham Young won 20-3. (AP Photo/Gary Landers) less
Cincinnati head coach Tommy Tuberville talks with a line judge during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Brigham Young , Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in Cincinnati. Brigham Young won 20-3. (AP … more


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Cincinnati head coach Tommy Tuberville doesn’t like a call against his team during the second half of their 20-9 loss to Connecticut in an NCAA football game Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson) less
Cincinnati head coach Tommy Tuberville doesn’t like a call against his team during the second half of their 20-9 loss to Connecticut in an NCAA football game Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP … more


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Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville, left, meets with Houston coach Tom Herman after an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, in Cincinnati. Houston won 40-16. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville, left, meets with Houston coach Tom Herman after an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, in Cincinnati. Houston won 40-16. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)


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Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville stands along the sideline during the first half of the team’s NCAA college football game against Houston, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville stands along the sideline during the first half of the team’s NCAA college football game against Houston, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)


Photo: John Minchillo, Associated Press

CINCINNATI, OH – SEPTEMBER 1: Head Coach Tommy Tuberville of the Cincinnati Bearcats celebrates with his team after defeating the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks 28-7 at Nippert Stadium on September 1, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. less
CINCINNATI, OH – SEPTEMBER 1: Head Coach Tommy Tuberville of the Cincinnati Bearcats celebrates with his team after defeating the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks 28-7 at Nippert Stadium on September 1, 2016 in … more


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Cincinnati’s head coach Tommy Tuberville speaks to his players after their spring NCAA college football game, Saturday, April 2, 2016, in Cincinnati.

Cincinnati’s head coach Tommy Tuberville speaks to his players after their spring NCAA college football game, Saturday, April 2, 2016, in Cincinnati.


Photo: John Minchillo, AP

Tommy Tuberville pumps his fist and proclaims himself “proud to be a Bearcat” as he is introduced as the football coach at Cincinnati on Saturday.

Tommy Tuberville pumps his fist and proclaims himself “proud to be a Bearcat” as he is introduced as the football coach at Cincinnati on Saturday.


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Tech coach Tommy Tuberville promises he will try to hold himself to a higher standard of behavior.

Tech coach Tommy Tuberville promises he will try to hold himself to a higher standard of behavior.


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Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville yells against Texas during their NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal,Stephen Spillman) LOCAL TV OUT

Texas Tech head coach Tommy Tuberville yells against Texas during their NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal,Stephen Spillman) LOCAL TV OUT


Photo: Stephen Spillman, Associated Press

AUSTIN, TX – NOVEMBER 5: Head coach Tommy Tuberville of the Texas Tech Red Raiders coaches against the Texas Longhorns on November 5, 2011 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. Texas beat Texas Tech 52-20. less
AUSTIN, TX – NOVEMBER 5: Head coach Tommy Tuberville of the Texas Tech Red Raiders coaches against the Texas Longhorns on November 5, 2011 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. Texas beat … more


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First-year Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville saw his offense explode in the team’s last two games.

First-year Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville saw his offense explode in the team’s last two games.


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Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville talks with Will Ford (7).

Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville talks with Will Ford (7).


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