"I think Tuberville and his staff are a little scary," one Big 12 assistant coach said. "They are really doing a great job in the state of Texas. He has brought that SEC mentality of grinding and grinding when it comes to recruiting. They are a lot tougher than I thought they would be and it's certainly different then [former coach Mike] Leach and his staff."
— Tommy Tuberville Scares Someone in the Big 12
You can take the Riverboat Gambler out of the SEC, but apparently you can't take the SEC out of the Riverboat Gambler. This just strikes me as funny because having someone with an actual work ethic regarding recruiting at Texas Tech is enough to spook someone else in the Big 12.
If they think his recruiting is scary, just wait until they find out about how he rode out of Mississippi in a pine box to take the job at Auburn. (H/T: DTN