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MIKE LEACH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Washington State Special Teams coach let go after performance against Cal

Despite a record setting performance by QB Connor Halliday, Washington State lost against California at home 60-59. We all knew the Cougars had a porous defense but the Special Teams let the Cougars down. Golden Bear returner Trevor Davis with 7:37 left to play in the third quarter took back a kickoff 100 yards for a score. After Wazzu scored on their next possession, Davis was...
Via NCAA Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Leach on technology and dating: 'It's going to be tough to perpetuate the species'

Washington State Cougars coach Mike Leach may well have talked about the game of football at his Monday news conference, but it was his dire warning regarding the fate of the entire human species that's still ringing in our ears. No, there was little talk of climate change, meteor strikes or Skynet. But the coach does, however, apparently have major concerns about the future...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wazzu fell despite amazing effort by Connor Halliday

Connor Halliday totaled 532 yards and 5 touchdowns of offense and could not beat Rutgers. I do not recall the last time the Cougs won a game at Century Link Field in Seattle. The Defense is the main reason WSU could not win the game. In just about any other game where you pass for 500+n years and 5 TD’s you come away with an easy win. Coach Leach will have to look at beefing up...
Via NCAA Football Zone
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Leach's summer: Writes book on Geronimo, catches 350-pound Sturgeon

HOLLYWOOD -- Mike Leach's key to a successful season? "Win one game a week." The never-boring Washington State coach spoke at Pac-12 Media Days at Paramount Studios on Wednesday and gave an update on his busy summer schedule, which included a book tour of his work 'Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior' and the birth of a granddaughter. "...
Via Fox Sports West
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Leach, Washington St. staff reel in monster sturgeon

Mike Leach and the Washington State coaching staff reeled in a couple of monster sturgeon on a fishing trip.
Via Gamedayr
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Leach dropped f-bomb on Paul Petrino after game

Washington State enjoyed a relatively uneventful 42-0 win over Idaho on Saturday night. The Cougars cruised to victory as expected, with the most exciting part of the evening coming after the game when Washington State coach Mike Leach and Idaho coach Paul Petrino met at midfield for their handshake. Petrino was obviously upset with Leach […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 23, 2013  |  1 Comment

From mind of Mike Leach: Targeting rule, Geronimo

LOS ANGELES -- Mike Leach knows how to make an opening statement. Leach, the Washington State coach, was first up at the Pac-12 Media Day at Sony Studios and, when asked for some comments to start the Q&A session, Leach was short and sweet. "Alright, any questions?" Leach asked. Leach, in his second year as the Cougars head coach, quickly turned his attention to...
Via Fox Sports West
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Leach banned from high school after pulling offer from recruit

Apparently Washington State Cougar Head Coach Mike Leach is in some trouble with DeSoto High School. Apparently he offered a recruit at DeSoto High School and then rescinded the offer. This apparently led school officials to make sure the dread pirate Leach would not be welcome at the local school. According to Dr. Saturday: Washington State offered a full ride to safety Myron Turner...
Via Throw The Flag
January 23, 2013  |  1 Comment

Leach says he is returning to Washington State

Washington State's Mike Leach says he intends to be coaching the Cougars again next season. Leach's name has come up in connection with some coaching vacancies across the country, particularly at North Carolina State. But Leach said Wednesday that he's happy in Pullman and not looking for another job. He says he wants to turn the Washington State program around. The...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss
ANTI-SOCIAL MEDIA

Leach bans Wazzu players from Twitter

Washington State football coach Mike Leach has banned his players from Twitter. See what inspired him to create the new rule.

Via Double Coverage Football
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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