Baylor associate coach Joey McGuire named Texas Tech’s head football coach

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Published: Nov. 8, 2021 at 8:09 AM CST
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Baylor associate head coach Joey McGuire was named Texas Tech’s next head football coach on Monday.

The news was first reported by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.

McGuire will join the Texas Tech athletics department immediately and will assume head coaching duties immediately following the 2021 football season. Sonny Cumbie will continue to serve as Texas Tech’s interim head coach for the three remaining regular-season games and any bowl appearance.

Joey McGuire has been on the Baylor staff for the last five seasons. Prior to coming to Baylor, he led Cedar Hill to three UIL state championships.

Baylor plays Texas Tech on November 27 in Waco.

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