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No. 10 Wash­ing­ton 10, No. 17 Utah 3: By­ron Mur­phy re­turned a de­flected in­ter­cep­tion 66 yards for the game’s only touch­down to lead Wash­ing­ton in the Pac-12 ti­tle game at Santa Clara, Calif.

Tucker would be re­plac­ing Mike MacIn­tyre, who went 30-44 at Colorado.

He was fired Nov. 18 with one game re­main­ing in the Buf­faloes’ sea­son.

Colorado started this sea­son 5-0 then lost its last seven games.

Tucker has been the de­fen­sive co­or­di­na­tor for three sea­sons at Ge­or­gia. No­table

Texas Tech: Texas Tech in­tro­duced Matt Wells as its new head coach Sat­ur­day. Wells is fa­mil­iar with the tools the ex­plo­sive Tech of­fense has and be­lieves the Red Raiders can make a jump quickly from this sea­son’s 5-7 fin­ish. Tech av­er­aged 37.3 points per game in league play de­spite con­stant in­jury is­sues at quar­ter­back.

Wells’ coach­ing ca­reer started at Navy from 1997-01. He went to Tulsa (2002-06), New Mex­ico (2007-08, 2010) and Louisville (2009) be­fore join­ing Gary An­der­sen’s staff at Utah State in 2011.

Wells was el­e­vated to head coach at his alma mater in 2013.

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