Tech could have coach by week's end
LUBBOCK, Texas -- Texas Tech athletic director Gerald Myers said Monday that interim coach Ruffin McNeill will be strongly considered for the permanent job.
McNeill took over after Texas Tech suspended Mike Leach indefinitely on Dec. 28 while it investigated Adam James' allegations of mistreatment after he got a concussion. Leach was fired two days later, and McNeill led the Red Raiders to a 41-31 win over Michigan State in the Alamo Bowl on Saturday.
McNeill, 51, met informally ...
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