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Former Texas Tech QB Kliff Kingsbury Returns As Coach

Updated: Wednesday, July 24 2013, 10:49 AM CDT

Back in 2000 Kansas State hung on to beat a gritty Texas Tech team 28-23 in Manhattan.  Then Red Raiders quarterback Kliff Kingsbury remembers it all too well.

"We were getting killed," Kingsbury said of his 302 yard, one touchdown, two interception performance.

Besides the beating he took, Kingsbury remembers something even more significant from the loss.

"I'll never forget he wrote me a handwritten letter after the game, and no one had ever done that for me," Kingsbury reflected.  "When you're a sophomore and Bill Snyder writes you a letter, that means a lot."

The two have shared in their mutual admiration for each other, and 13 years later, things have come full circle.  Kingsbury goes up against Snyder for the first time in November.
"What he's done at that place two times hasn't been done ever," Kingsbury said of Snyder's two stints in Manhattan.

Snyder said he wrote the note because he respects young people who do things the right way.  Snyder also believes Kingsbury will excel in Lubbock.

By Bob Ballou

Former Texas Tech QB Kliff Kingsbury Returns As Coach


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Scores & Schedules

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NFL

Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 25 At Glendale, Ariz.

Team Irvin 32, Team Carter 28

Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1 At Glendale, Ariz.

New England vs. Seattle, 6:30 p.m. (NBC)

NBA

Sunday's Games

Miami 96, Chicago 84

Cleveland 108, Oklahoma City 98

L.A. Clippers 120, Phoenix 100

New Orleans 109, Dallas 106

Atlanta 112, Minnesota 100

Indiana 106, Orlando 99

San Antonio 101, Milwaukee 95

Toronto 114, Detroit 110

Golden State 114, Boston 111

Washington 117, Denver 115, OT

Houston 99, L.A. Lakers 87

Monday's Games

Portland at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.

Sacramento at New York, 7:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at New Orleans, 8 p.m.

Minnesota at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.

Orlando at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Boston at Utah, 9 p.m.

Denver at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

NHL

Sunday's Game

Team Toews 17, Team Foligno 12

Monday's Games

No games scheduled

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