Consider This... Texas Tech Success - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

11/11/08

Consider This... Texas Tech Success

Incredible! That's the only way to describe the success of the Texas Tech Red Raiders this year .

If you would have told me this time last year, that a Big 12 title, a BCS bowl game and even a national championship were actually in sight, I probably wouldn't have believed it.

But Tech and Lubbock are riding high on the Red Raiders triumphs, and with great success comes great challenges. Besides beating Oklahoma in a couple of weeks, Tech's biggest challenge right now is keeping head coach Mike Leach.

Rumors are already swirling that other universities would pay unprecedented money to get Leach to do for them what he's done for Tech Football. So consider this, since Tech missed an opportunity to renew Leach's contract this year, they should get a new deal done immediately after this season. Don't give anyone any more chances to disrupt the momentum Leach has built in his nine seasons here.

Also, in a new deal, I would suggest that Coach Leach demand full discretion on moving any games to Dallas. My guess is, he'll side with the fans and choose more home games, not less.

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