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Mike Leach and David Shaw named Pac-12 co-Coaches of the Year

Stanford coach David Shaw and Washington State coach Mike Leach were named the Pac-12’s co-Coaches of the Year after both men led their respective teams to outstanding seasons. Leach, in his fourth season in Pullman, led the Cougars to an 8-4 (6-3 Pac-12) record, their best finish since his arrival. The team pulled off key wins against the likes of Arizona and UCLA this season...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Leach draws up play for your Thanksgiving backyard football game (Photo)

Washington State head football coach Mike Leach shared his perfect play for your Thanksgiving backyard touch football game with the Wall Street Journal. Awesome: Mike Leach drew up a pass play for your Thanksgiving touch football game for the @wsj (H/t @KatzM) pic.twitter.com/aGYXBOoinm— Chris B. Brown (@smartfootball) November 26, 2015Whether the "Red Cougar Special" results...
Via Holdout Sports
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Leach: Arizona State should be investigated for sign stealing

Two straight teams that have faced Arizona State accused the Sun Devils of stealing signals, and Mike Leach thinks it's time for someone to take a closer look at the Pac-12 South program. Leach, whose Washington State Cougars host Arizona State on Saturday, said on Monday that he wants ASU investigated. "I mean, you've got two straight schools with concerns over it, back-to-back...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State faces a moment of opportunity against Stanford

Mike Leach had not yet brought his high-flying offense to full effect at Washington State… until the past few weeks. In the three seasons prior, Leach compiled a 12-25 record with the Cougars, which included a pair of 3-9 campaigns. This season got off to an even rockier start, with a loss to Portland State at home, bringing the doubters out en masse. However, in the midst of a...
Via The Student Section
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Mike Leach ignores assistant’s call for two

The Washington State Cougars took down Oregon for the first time in eight years over the weekend, but one of Mike Leach’s assistants couldn’t wait to end the streak. After WSU QB Luke Falk connected with WR Dom Williams for a touchdown with 1 second left in regulation, putting the Cougs down 1 at 31-30. Amidst the celebration one WSU assistant pleaded with Leach to go for two...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 12, 2015  |  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. "(The book) It's been beneficial...
Via Fox Sports West
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Mike Leach, WSU Coaching Staff Caught Some Huge Fish

Last year, in Mike Leach’s second season at Washington State, the Cougars reached a bowl game for the first time in a decade. But to take that next step and become a contender in the ultra-competitive Pac-12, Leach will have to get his players to believe in teamwork – kind of like what you’ll see below. Leach and his coaching staff took a trip to the Salmon River and caught...
Via College Spun
June 12, 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

Washington State announces recruits

Washington State football coach Mike Leach announced a recruiting class of 22 players, led by quarterback Peyton Bender of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Leach said Wednesday that all the new recruits had other scholarship offers and that the Cougars did not have to settle for any players with questionable abilities. Leach said this was the best class in his three recruiting seasons at...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cougars' Leach says running backs are important

Washington State coach Mike Leach disputes the notion that running backs are underutilized in his Air Raid offense. Washington State may run the ball less than half as much as the Cougars' opponents but the running backs catch a lot of passes. Leach says running backs are often the best athletes on the team, and they have to get the football. This season, the Cougars' ground game...
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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