As Texas Tech searches for its subsequent coach, the Purple Raiders could not should look far.
Bruce Feldman of The Athletic reported that Oklahoma defensive coordinator Alex Grinch interviewed for the head coach opening at Texas Tech throughout the Sooners’ present bye week.
Texas Tech fired Matt Wells as head coach on Oct. 25. In accordance with Feldman, Grinch is likely one of the main candidates. Grinch, 41, was employed because the Sooners’ defensive coordinator and safeties coach in January 2019.
In his first season with Oklahoma, Grinch led a protection that completed first in complete protection in league play and ranked seventeenth nationally in ’19 in opponent third-down conversion proportion. In 2020, Oklahoma ranked third in FBS in interceptions, fourth in opponent third-down conversion proportion, seventh in sacks per recreation and ninth in rush protection.
Nevertheless, this season, Oklahoma (9-0) ranks sixty fifth nationally in complete protection (giving up 381.1 yards per recreation), 112th in passing yards allowed (272.9) and seventeenth in rush protection (108.2) this season.
Previous to Oklahoma, Grinch served because the defensive coordinator at Washington State
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