Questions Surround Texas Tech Staff Shakeup

RaiderPower.com discusses the ramifications of and questions from Texas Tech fans about the Red Raiders firing Kevin Curtis, Trey Haverty and Mike Smith from the coaching staff following the end of the regular season.

Official press release from Texas Tech Athletics announcing the firings:

Texas Tech head football coach Kliff Kingsbury announced on Tuesday that co-defensive coordinator/defensive line coach Mike Smith, cornerbacks coach Kevin Curtis and outside linebackers coach Trey Haverty will not return for the 2016 season.

“We appreciate all that Mike, Kevin and Trey have done at Texas Tech over the last three seasons,” Kingsbury said. “All three are great Red Raiders and we wish them the very best.”

All three changes are effective immediately.

Coming off a 48-45 win at Texas in its regular season finale, Texas Tech (7-5, 4-5 Big 12) awaits its bowl game destination and opponent. College Football Selection Day is scheduled for Sunday, December 6.

*Please watch the video above for our reaction to the news and what it could mean for the program moving forward*


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