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Bowl Preview: Texas Tech

Tumultuous times have hit Texas Tech since the Red Raiders received, and accepted, the bid to play in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas Dec. 28 in Houston. Foremost, of course, was Tommy Tuberville's stunning resignation to take the post at Cincinnati.

It was a whirlwind courtship. Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt said he was at his daughter's soccer game on a Saturday morning when he got a call from an Ohio area code and a message from Cincinnati athletic director Whit Babcock that Babcock was going to talk to Tuberville about the Bearcats' opening. An hour later Hocutt got another call, this one from Tuberville saying he was...

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