Less than a week after firing legacy head coach Kliff Kingsbury, the Texas Tech Red Raiders have announced the hiring of Utah State’s Matt Wells as football coach. In a statement released by Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt …
“Quickly in the interview process, it became clear Matt Wells and his leadership style were a perfect fit to ;ead our football program. We have a great future in store under Coach Wells, and I firmly believe he is the right coach to take us to an elite level.”
Wells, a legacy quarterback head coach at Utah State, was 44-34 in six seasons with the Aggies. Utah State is 10-2 this year and Wells was named Mountain West Conference coach of the year for the second time. Wells will bring his offensive coordinator David Yost and defensive coordinator Ken Paterson with him to Lubbock. Wells will be introduced at a press conference scheduled for Saturday.
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