Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Washington State football coach Mike Leach denied his players are subjected to any type of abuse, as alleged by star receiver Marquess Wilson. Wilson made the allegations in a letter he released Saturday in which he quit the team and also complained that the coaching staff would ''belittle, intimidate and humiliate us.'' Leach said during his regular Monday meeting with reporters: ''There is no truth about it at all.'' He described Wilson as a disgruntled player. Asked if there had been any actions by coaches that could be construed as abuse, Leach replied: ''No, no, no. Next question.'' Wilson issued a statement on Saturday saying he had quit the team as a protest to ''physical, emotional and verbal abuse'' by the coaching staff. He did not provide examples and has not been available for comment. Wilson is Washington State's career leader with 3,207 receiving yards, but has been a regular target of criticism from Leach and his assistants since spring drills. More recently, he ...
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