Posted September 17, 2013 on
WASHINGTON STATE COACH Mike Leach long has been regarded for his play-calling ability. But given the demands of his position, Leach was asked if he contemplated giving up those duties after he transitioned from Oklahoma’s offensive coordinator to Texas Tech’s coach in 2000. That was among a variety of topics he addressed during his Tuesday morning Pac-12 football coaches teleconference.

Mike Leach offers dating advice

One never quite knows what direction a press conference with Washington State head coach Mike Leach is going to go in. On Monday, after fielding a few run-of-the-mill questions concerning the Cougars' previous game, their next game and how he thinks certain players are performing, Leach was asked about ... first date advice in Pullman, Wash. Which he was happy to weigh in on...

Love Lines--With Washington State Head Coach Mike Leach?

When it comes to football Washington State Head Coach Mike Leach is a pretty good person to talk to. Over the course of his career at Texas Tech he proved he knows a thing or two about the game. Last season may have sucked for the Cougars, but things are looking up this season (so far). So if you wanted to ask him about football that would make sense, but dating? Is the ole pirate...

Remembering the Rivalry: BYU gets historic payback against the Utes

The Brigham Young Cougars were looking for revenge in 1979. For the first time in the LaVell Edwards era, the University of Utah beat BYU in football in 1978. The Cougars had squandered a 16-0 halftime lead in that game, so when BYU jumped out to a 17-0 first quarter lead in 1979, no one was ready to count the game as being over. This year was going to be different. How...

Bowlin's yellow shoes may be in danger

PULLMAN -- Washington State senior punter Mike Bowlin’s yellow shoes may not be long for the world if he doesn’t start booting the ball better, WSU special teams coach Eric Russell quipped after Tuesday’s practice in which Bowlin again struggled.

Mike Leach gives his advice for a first date in Pullman, Washington

Mike Leach, now much more comfortable in his second season at Washington State, is dispensing first-date advice for those living in Pullman.

Leach has plenty of praise for defense

WHILE HIS BACKGROUND rests on the offensive side of the ball, Washington State coach Mike Leach focused on defense during his Monday afternoon teleconference. Leach also shared his thoughts on playing Idaho for the first time since 2007 when the Palouse neighbors meet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (TV: Pac-12 Networks) at Martin Stadium, and much more.

WSU RB coach big fan of Air Raid, defense too

SPOKANE -- Asking the running backs coach at Washington State to comment on the proficiency of Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense is a little like asking the fisherman who keeps getting skunked; “Where are they hidin’?” But Jim Mastro handled the assignment at Monday’s Cougar Club luncheon in Spokane with all the passion of a college football coach coming off back-to-back wins.
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