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Cliff Kingsbury fired by Texas Tech after losing record in six years

CLOSE Check out the 10 best teams in the country according to Amway Coach's vote after week 13 of the college's football season.USA TODAY Sports Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury looks up to the video card in the second half of the team's NCAA college football match against Baylor on Saturday, November 24, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (19659007) LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) – Cliff Kingsbury was fired Sunday by Texas Tech after the former record setting Red Raider's quarterback had a losing Athletic director Kirby Hocutt announced the move after the meeting with Kingsbury one day after Red Raiders ended their third consecutive losing season with 35-24 loss to Baylor when they had a chance to get the bowl qualified. It was their fifth straight loss after a 5-2 start this year. "I would like to thank Kliff Kingsbury for his six-year commitment that led our football program," Hocutt said. Worked very hard and represented us in a first-class way. " Kingsbury ended with a 35-40 overall record, a .467 winning percentage better than just two of the other 14 Texas Tech coaches in the history of the program. The Red Raiders were 19-35 in the Big 12 games in Kingsbury, including 3-6 in the conference each of the last three seasons. They have been running nine consecutive seasons without a winning record in the Big 12 play. After starting 7-0 in Kingsbury debut in 2013, Red Raiders became 8-5. They had a five-match loss line before signing the Arizona State…

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