Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/28/14
A Pac-12 investigation found no evidence of physical or mental abuse of players in the Washington State football program under coach Mike Leach, the league said Tuesday. The findings of the independent review mirrored the findings of Washington State's own internal review of the allegations, which was released last month. Former Washington State receiver Marquess Wilson contended near the end of last football season that players were suffering physical and mental abuse at the hands of coaches. Wilson, who quit the team, subsequently recanted his allegations. But university President Elson Floyd asked the school and the Pac-12 to investigate the charges anyway. ''I am pleased with the outcome of both reviews,'' Floyd said in a press release Tuesday. ''The well-being of all WSU students is our highest priority and it was important to take seriously allegations against the program.'' The Pac-12 report was compiled after 20 interviews with coaches, players, parents of players and a...
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