With Leach Fired, Will Texas Tech Turn To Baylor Coach?

With Mike Leach out at Texas Tech, there are a hundred different questions to ask, but here are the most obvious: Who’s taking over at Texas Tech, and where will Leach land on the college football landscape? As to the first question, here’s an early frontrunner:

A person close to situation tells the Houston Chronicle that Baylor coach Art Briles is the leading candidate to replace Mike Leach at Tech.

Briles coached under Leach for four years at Texas Tech, starting in 1999, before taking the head coaching position at Houston, which eventually led him back to the Big 12, heading up a suddenly-rejuvenated Baylor program. Now, with Leach out at Texas Tech, it seems another cycle of change has been set in motion. And the coaching carousel continues…

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