Monday September 29th, 2014

To say Washington State head coach Mike Leach is unorthodox would be an understatement. Not only is Leach the kind of coach to have his quarterback attempt 89 passes in a game (while running the ball just 12 times), his eccentricity extends beyond the football field. 

Here's what he told Jacob Thorpe of the Spokesman-Review: 

Wow, Coach. That's awfully dark.

• Five Things We Learned From Mike Leach's Reddit AMA

In an era when the NCAA is forced to regulate the number of text messages coaches can send to recruits, Leach goes in the exact opposite direction. He's college football's favorite Luddite. 

- Dan Gartland

 

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