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
Wells was elevated to head coach at his alma mater in 2013. He had a 44-34 record in six seasons at Utah State. The Aggies are 10-2 this year and headed to their fifth bowl in that span, and Wells was voted Mountain West Conference coach of the year for the second time. He was Utah State’s offensive coordinator in 2012, when the school won a programbest 11 games.