Tommy Tuberville: After leaving Auburn, Lubbock, Texas 'looked like Iraq'

He's not running for governor of Alabama, as rumored, but Tommy Tuberville has found ways to stay in the headlines during his time away from the sidelines of college football. 

Tuberville has contributed extensively to 247Sports' Auburn Undercover, but today's fire quote came from an appearance on the nationally-syndicated radio show, Rick & Bubba. 

"You run me off at Auburn and you ship me to Lubbock, Texas," Tuberville said, according to 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."

Tuberville had a 29-22 record in three seasons with Texas Tech before leaving to take the open job at Cincinnati after Butch Jones left for Tennessee after the 2012 season.  

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Chip Patterson has spent his young career covering college sports from the Old North State. He's been writing and talking about football and basketball for CBS Sports since 2010. You may have heard him... Full Bio

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