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Texas Tech fans fax Tommy Tuberville a menu from the restaurant where he allegedly abandoned recruits

Graham Watson
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Tommy Tuberville might be gone from Lubbock, Texas, but he’s sure not forgotten.

And some clever Texas Tech fans decided to let him know just how much he was missed on national signing day by faxing him a menu from the 50 Yard Line Steakhouse, the most popular haunt in the entire town.

The cover sheet to the fax was from Texas Tech Nation and addressed to Tuberville and his staff. The memo read:

"Was thinking of you... We will miss you... Here is an intent letter to remember us by. Signed XoXXOOxxoo WreckEmTech"

But rekindling the nostalgia of the terrific prime rib wasn’t the goal here. No, the 50 Yard Line is special for Tuberville and Tech fans for another reason – it’s the place he abandoned recruits and ultimately Texas Tech fans as he covertly took the head job a Cincinnati.

According to a tale told by Devonte Danzey, an offensive lineman from Hutchinson (Kansas) Community College, Tuberville was having dinner with him and two other recruits when he excused himself from the table – and never came back.

"The waitress brought our food out, and we thought [Tuberville] went to the bathroom, but he never came back to dinner," Danzey told the website. "Then next thing I know, the next day, he made an announcement that he's going to Cincinnati."

Tuberville got on a private plane, flew to Cincinnati and negotiated his new coaching deal while recruits finished what was ultimately a bewildering dinner.

Of course, Tuberville denied the whole event took place, but that didn’t stop a few fans from making sure he never forgot his favorite steakhouse.

Well done.

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