Tommy Tuberville was hired on Saturday by Texas Tech to replace Mike Leach as the Red Raiders' coach.
The school announced the decision in a release and said that Tuberville will be introduced on Sunday.
Leach was fired last month amid allegations he mistreated a player who suffered a concussion.
Tuberville stepped down at Auburn in December 2008, ending a 10-year tenure that included a perfect season and a string of teams that contended for Southeastern Conference championships.
The 55-year-old Tuberville was 85-40 at Auburn, including a 13-0 season in 2004 when the Tigers finished No. 2, won the SEC title.
•Texas' football trainer, Kenny Boyd, said in a statement that his staff could not clear quarterback Colt McCoy to return to the BCS championship game after he injured his right throwing shoulder, even though McCoy wanted to re-enter the game. ...
ESPN.com reported that Florida quarterback Tim Tebow will play in the Senior Bowl the last week of January.