LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech has hired Matt Wells as its new football coach after he was part of an impressive turnaround at Utah State.
Wells had a 44-34 record in six seasons as coach of the Aggies, his alma mater.
Utah State is 10-2 this year.
The 45-year-old Wells replaces Kliff Kingsbury.
The former Texas Tech quarterback who was fired after his third consecutive losing season and a 35-40 overall record in six seasons as head coach.
Wells was tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Tulsa from 2002-06 under then head coach Steve Kragthorpe.
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