Posted July 25, 2012 on
IF THIS WERE THE Las Vegas Strip, Mike Leach would have just signed a 10-year contract extension. If it were Yankee Stadium, he'd still be doffing his cap. If he played for the Detroit Red Wings, the ice would be a foot deep in octopi. Yep, the reviews are fully in and Mike Leach's debut performance at Pac-12 Media Day was a smash hit. Here's what some folks are saying ...

Leach steals the show at Pac-12 Media Day

NO CLICHES OR boilerplate statements here. The Pac-12's Media Day is generally marked with tired phrases and the same safe answers from the parade of Pac-12 coaches. But Washington State's Mike Leach just doesn't operate that way. Asked which head coach in the Pac-12 would make for the best hunting/fishing partner, Leach relished the opportunity to answer.

Wells, King sidelined after failed physicals

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Cardinals fans received a mild surprise when training camp began at Northern Arizona University on Tuesday. Running back Beanie Wells (knee) joined tight end Jeff King (quadriceps) on the active physically unable to perform (PUP) list after failing the team physical. Like King, Wells designation will prevent him from practicing until that designation is lifted...

Hot seat? Whisenhunt knows it's all about wins

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Does Ken Whisenhunt deserve to be on the hot seat? In a logical, rational world, no. Whisenhunt has already taken the Cardinals to the playoffs twice and the Super Bowl once. In the Cardinals 19 previous seasons in Arizona, they had made the playoffs just once. The sixth-year coach has a 4-2 postseason record, has had just one losing season in his previous five...

Cardinals sign veteran S Wilson to extension

The Arizona Cardinals have signed five-time Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson to a contract extension that runs through the 2015 season. The deal was reached Tuesday as the team reported to its training camp in Flagstaff. The 32-year-old Wilson had two years remaining on his contract. The new agreement reworks that deal and could pave the way for him to retire as a Cardinal. Terms...

PHOTOS: Pac-12 Media Day

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Photos of Matt Barkley, Mike Leach and all of the action from Pac-12 Media Day.

Tuberville not at fault for Tech's struggles

Maybe we had it wrong about Texas Tech. Maybe, because Mike Leach succeeded there for so many years, we thought Texas Tech had become something new, that it had turned that proverbial corner. We are quick to assume these kinds of things, and there are good examples of it in the Big 12. It was only nine years ago that Kansas State won the Big 12 championship, capping a 10-year run...

VIDEO: Cougars at Media Day

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Hear what Washington State head coach Mike Leach had to say at Pac-12 Media Day.

College Football Preview #1: The Start Of The Mike Leach Era In Pullman

The Paul Wulff era at Washington State University brought a lot of laughs to a lot of people.  Not many of these people were in Pullman.  After a four-year tenure that saw the Cougars win just 9 of their 49 games, Wulff was let go and Mike Leach, the somewhat controversial and always entertaining coach formerly at Texas Tech starts a new period in Cougar football, hopefully one...

10 minutes with Jeff Tuel: Part II

MIKE LEACH IS viewed by most outside the Washington State football program as quite the character. But what about the view from the inside? We asked Cougar quarterback Jeff Tuel – is Mike Leach as big a character as he seems?
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