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Tuberville named to coach Red Raiders

Updated: January 10, 2010, 12:09 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

The search is over in Lubbock.

Former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville has been named the next football coach at Texas Tech, the school announced Saturday.

His deal is for five years and in the range of $2 million a year, a source told ESPN.com's Chris Low.

"It's great to be back in the game again," Tuberville told ESPN.com's Ivan Maisel when reached on his cell phone in Auburn, Ala.

Texas Tech made the offer, and Tuberville accepted, a little before 2 p.m. EST.

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