The handsome salary Tommy Tuberville will be paid by the Cincinnati Bearcats could come in handy if he’s found personally liable for nearly $1.8 million that eight plaintiffs are trying to get back from Tuberville, his former business partner and their half-baked investment companies, which have been described as a Ponzi scheme.
Texas Tech Coach Tommy Tuberville was mentioned as a candidate at Arkansas in 1998. His name came up against in 2007. So it’s no surprise that Tuberville, a Camden native, is getting attention as a potential candidate with this Razorback vacancy. Turberville, who is off to a 6-2 start with Texas Tech this season, recently visited with Bo Mattingly, host of Sports Talk. They discussed a number of topics, including the importance of recruiting and developing players at a school like Texas Tech (or Arkansas).
Arkansas' bowl hopes may be fading fast, but the Pressbox Roundtable crew is here to tell you why you should or shouldn't toss in the towel just yet as the Razorbacks wind up the season. Also, we touch on the newest rumored name for the Razorback coaching search, Texas Tech's Tommy Tuberville, and we look at the Alabama-LSU matchup for Saturday night, as well as a big week ahead for Gus Malzahn and Arkansas State football. Back is our usual lineup of suspects to handle the questions from Jim Harris. Readers, join with the panel. Let us know what you think in the comments section at the bottom of the feature.
We welcome back a familiar face for a one-time guest appearance with the Pressbox Roundtable crew: former Arkansas Razorback All-American and local radio personality Bruce James. Since James is a native of Mississippi and has been back to the state regularly, we thought he'd be perfect to join in the week the Razorabcks meet the Rebels in Little Rock. Also back are our usual lineup of suspects: KTHV, Channel 11, sports anchor Mark Edwards and producer Jessica Duff, ArkansasExpats.com editor and regular ArkansasSports360.com contributor Doc Harper, and KABZ-FM 103.7 The Buzz's Justin Acri. ArkansasSports360.com editor Chris Bahn is on board again, and columnist Jim Harris moderates. Readers, join with the panel. Let us know what you think in the comments section at the bottom of the feature.
If Auburn winds up in the market for a coach, the Tigers will be competing for one alongside Arkansas. That could make things difficult for the Razorbacks. Unless Auburn is in a market for a coach that Athletic Director Jeff Long wouldn’t consider. A coach like, say, Bobby Petrino.
John David Stroud and companies known as TS Capital, for Texas Tech football coach Tommy Tuberville and Stroud, are named as defendants by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Tuberville was not named as a defendant.
The last time former Auburn head football coach Pat Dye addressed the Little Rock Touchdown Club, he spoke about a wonderful meeting he'd had with Alabama native author Harper Lee ("To Kill a Mockingbird"). Monday, Miss Lee would have been blushing at some of the saltiness in Dye's entertaining luncheon speech, marking his third visit to the club in its eight-year history. In his less saucy moments, he said Auburn might be a little too young to handle Arkansas and its high-powered offense on Saturday.
The American Studies Institute 2010-11 Distinguished Lecture Series will continue at Harding University Thursday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Benson Auditorium with Tommy Tuberville, current head football coach of the Texas Tech University Red Raiders and former head coach of the Auburn University Tigers.