Kliff Kingsbury mends Texas Tech's fences

October, 23, 2013
10/23/13
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LUBBOCK, Texas -- The first few days on the job as head coach, Kliff Kingsbury sat in his empty office looking out on to Texas Tech's practice fields.

The 33-year-old knew he should be doing something. He wanted to be doing something.

But what?

"Literally the first two days I got here, I sat in this chair and was like, 'I don't know what to do,'" Kingsbury said. "'I don't know the next move.'"

It was a rare pause for Kingsbury, who is known for moving fast, both in the offense that he runs and his career trajectory. In coaching since just 2008, he's already helped groom the NCAA's all-time passing leader (Case Keenum) and a Heisman Trophy winner (Johnny Manziel) as an assistant to Kevin Sumlin at Houston and Texas A&M.

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