Tech negotiates with Matt Wells for head football coach

Lubbock -- According to the CBS Lubbock affiliate (KLBK), Texas Tech has been in negotiations with Matt Wells to possibly become the next head football coach.

Tech officially announced on Sunday that Kliff Kingsbury will not return as head coach for the 2019 season.

Wells is currently the head coach at Utah State University. His record with USU is 44 wins and 34 losses. Bleacher Report and others have gone so far as to say Wells is the leading candidate for the Tech job.

Separately, Red Raider Nation confirms that Dana Holgorsen was interested in the Texas Tech opening, but TTU Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt declined to interview him Thursday morning.