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Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury

Texas Tech's 2013 season was the epitome of a rollercoaster year. A promising 7-0 start was followed by five consecutive losses. What went right and wrong for the Red Raiders and how will that affect their Holiday Bowl matchup with Arizona State? We invited Publisher Jarret Johnson to provide his analysis.

Season summary: The hiring of former star quarterback Kliff Kingsbury as coach last December rejuvenated a Texas Tech fan base that languished with Tommy Tuberville at the helm the previous three seasons. Kingsbury, 34, and his young staff, which included five Texas Tech graduates, set out to return the Red Raiders to the height of the Mike Leach era. Texas Tech opened the season 7-0 with... Recommended Stories

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