Originally written on Double Coverage Football  |  Last updated 10/12/12
In the four seasons before Mike Leach's arrival in Pullman Washington State was 9-40, and only six of those wins came against FBS programs. A decade without a bowl game, coupled with the rises of Stanford and Oregon in the Pac 12 North, had left the Cougars program in disarray with no viable recruiting pipeline. Nobody was expecting miracles from Leach. That doesn't mean Leach has to be content with his team's 2-4 start, and he's directing his anger straight at an unlikely group: his seniors. Leach called out this less than inspired group on Wednesday, comparing them to "empty corpses" and "zombies." "Some of them have been great, and some have been very poor," Leach said. "Some of them have had kind of this zombielike, go through the motions, everything is like how it's always been, that's how it'll always be. Some of them, quite honestly, have an empty-corpse mentality. That's not pleasant to say, or pleasant to think about, but that's a fact." I'm not a Washington Stat...
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