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Former Texas Tech Coach Tommy Tuberville Calling Team's Game vs. Houston After Controversial Statements About Lubbock

Texas Tech fans will have a familiar voice on the call for the team's game vs. Houston, and they might not be thrilled to hear it.

Tommy Tuberville coached the Red Raiders from 2010-2012, taking over for Mike Leach after he was fired stemming from the scandal surrounding the handling of walk-on receiver Adam James's concussion.

In three seasons, Tuberville went 20-17, but just 9-17 in Big 12 play, before leaving for Cincinnati.

During the spring, months before joining ESPN as a college football analyst, Tuberville trashed the town of Lubbock, comparing it to Siberia and Iraq.

“You run me off at Auburn and you ship me to Lubbock, Texas,” Tuberville said on Rick & Bubba, per 247Sports. “I’m going to tell you what, that’s like going to Siberia. Somebody asked me, ‘What’s Lubbock look like?’ It looked like Iraq.”

This weekend, Tech plays at Houston, and Tuberville will be on the ABC/ESPN2 call.

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Shockingly, Texas Tech fans aren't thrilled about it!

It's hard to really blame them, considering the program's sordid history with Tuberville.

Texas Tech at Houston kicks off at noon on Saturday.