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The Pirate keeps firing

Posted on: September 13, 2010 2:45 pm
Edited on: September 13, 2010 2:46 pm

Mike Leach went off today during his show on XM/Sirius. Among his more outrageous statements ...

"At Texas Tech I put a bounty on them (shady agents). I was more than willing to pay $500 to put one of those guys in jail."

Would that be an NCAA violation if a player was paid for submitting information?

Leach also said that Alabama wasn't in his top five, but is in his "top seven." Can we assume Alabama is not sixth, then?

"I think Ohio State is better than Alabama ...," Leach said. "The notion that Alabama has the most explosive offense simply is not true ... I'm not going to get on Alabama if they beat Duke."

He also reiterated that he wasn't "responsible for the feelings" of teams he was beating, by backing off during a rout.

And you thought we were going to miss The Pirate? No chance, he's back. Every day on satellite radio. If he is not back coaching in 2011 (Oklahoma State?) it will be a sin.


Since: May 24, 2008
Posted on: September 15, 2010 3:48 pm

The Pirate keeps firing

God I hope he doesn't get another coaching job.  At this point, I don't know if he was "guilty" or not at Texas Tech.  Either way, he's a complete jackass and doesn't set a good example.  There are plenty of other coaches out there who deserve to be a head coach over this guy.  If he learned some humility, it would take him a long way.

Since: Jun 18, 2010
Posted on: September 15, 2010 12:05 am

The Pirate keeps firing

As a Bama fan I'm not at all offended by Mr. Leach's ranking of Alabama. I mean we are talking about a man who got fired for locking a player in a closet because he had a concusion. What a genius! We should all take what he says with a grain of salt.

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