Oregon defensive coordinator blasts Mike Leach

Idaho head coach Paul Petrino has some company in the Mike Leach Non-Fan Club in the form of Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti. After Leach’s Washington State team continued to throw and throw often in the second  half despite trailing, 62-24, with 13:01 remaining (contributing greatly to Cougars QB Connor Halliday’s NCAA-record 89 pass attempts), Aliotti called him...
Via Lost Lettermen
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The Tailgater college football week 7 picks

We were blessed with some tight games, some close finishes, and a couple of near-upsets last weekend. Of course, last-second heroics like Ohio State’s miraculous back-door cover did nothing to help this particular trio of Tailgaters, but taken all together last Saturday offered tons of excitement. This week, all three of us managed to at least break even in our predictions. When...
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October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Leach praises 'Popcorn Guy' during presser, says he's 'awesome'

A Mike Leach press conference wouldn’t be complete without 1-2 questions that have nothing to do with football. On Monday, Washington State’s head coach was asked about the fan at Saturday’s 55-17 loss to Stanford in Seattle who was caught by TV cameras covering himself in popcorn. “That guy’s awesome,” Leach told reporters while watching video of the fan on his phone...
Via Lost Lettermen
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

WSU fans drink Auburn bar out of beer

Washington State fans may be bigger party animals than they've been given credit for. Did they really drink an Auburn bar out of beer?

Via Gamedayr
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington State cheerleader sinks incredible 3/4 court backflip shot (Video)

On Tuesday, a Washington State Cougars male cheer squad member made an incredible shot by sinking an over-the-shoulder basketball shot from 3/4 court while doing a backflip. It probably took a lot of practice to make this shot, and it looks like it finally paid off. H/T BMS. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Wazzu fan shows flag by famous shipwreck

Washington State fans are a loyal, devoted bunch. Flip on ESPN's College GameDay any Saturday morning in the fall and you will see the Washington State flag flying in the background. There is a great history behind the tradition of flying the flag everywhere ESPN's premier college football program travels. We're still waiting for the day when we spot it at a presidential...
Via Crystal Ball Run
February 08, 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

Mike Leach doesn't care about the criticism of his program

Mike Leach is known for building very potent offenses and directing very prolific passing-oriented teams to record breaking heights. However, Leach is also known to take things a little too far as he was suspended by Texas Tech pending investigation of alleged inappropriate treatment of Adam James in December of 2009. He’s a magnet for controversy and a lightning rod for the...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Marquess Wilson charges Washington State with abuse as he quits program

When Marquess Wilson left the Washington State football team after being suspended from that program he did it with a bang. Wilson issued a press statement that will now create a huge swarm of drama for a program that is already somewhat under fire. It is in its entirety below. Please Click Here To Read This Story
Via Players View
November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Leach accused of abuse again

Nearly three years after leaving Texas Tech under similar circumstances, Mike Leach has once again been accused of abuse from a player on his team.

Via Crystal Ball Run
November 10, 2012  |  1 Comment

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

Mike Leach calls out Wazzu seniors

“Is that Craig James?”Mike Leach is known for his mouth. He’ll say just about anything about his players, coaches, or the media he usually has to deal with. It’s generally not a big deal, at least not until someone claims to have been locked in a closet when they are a grown man and could easily say no.Leach has now decided to call out the seniors on his Washington State...
Via College Football Section
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Leach riffs on rival's live tiger tactic

Washington St. head coach Mike Leach had an interesting suggestion for rival Washington related to how the team brought in a tiger to prepare for its game against LSU.

Via Crystal Ball Run
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Leach bobblehead: The perfect gift for fat little girlfriends (photo)

First 10,000 fans at the WSU-Cal game, Oct. 13, will receive a Mike Leach bobble-head! Not sold in stores! instagr.am/p/OEtHx5yw03/ — WSU Cougar Athletics (@WSUCougars_com) August 8, 2012 Former Texas Tech head football coach Mike Leach has yet to even coach a game for the Washington State Cougars, but his larger-than-life personality is already being [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Leach HBO documentary

Peter Berg, the producer of the show Friday Night Lights, has reportedly been seen around Pullman filming Washington State head football coach Mike Leach for an HBO documentary.

Via College Football Section
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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