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Kingsbury Back to Texas Tech Roots

USA Today

Kliff Kingsbury spent a fun-filled 2012 season coaching up a dodging, darting Heisman Trophy winner that came to be known as Johnny Football.

Now he’s on to his next assignment: Trying to make Texas Tech football just as exciting.

Kingsbury can’t wait for the opportunity, even if his age — 33 — is a question mark. On Wednesday, Texas Tech made Kingsbury the youngest head coach at a BCS school, bringing him home to the place where he threw for 95 touchdowns a decade ago.

“It’s been a whirlwind,” Kingsbury said of the last few days, “but I couldn’t be happier — beyond ecstatic to be back — and it feels like home.”

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