The Athletic: Leach's 1st Texas Tech staff (incl Holgorson insights)

Normally I don’t post on foreign boards but linked below is an excellent article about Mike Leach and his first Texas Tech staff describing the coaching tree he has spawned. Best of all it includes very honest/blunt quotes from coaches describing each other’s personalities, traits, quirks, problems, etc., with some emphasis on Holgorson. It’s a fascinating article. Well worth a read. (And The Athletic is easily worh the $36 annual subscription. Best sports writers in the biz.)

A crazy cradle of coaches: Mike Leach’s original Texas Tech staff and team

On Friday, Washington State will play Houston in a game that connects back to Lubbock, Texas, at the turn of the century. It will be a matchup between mentor and protégé, between Mike Leach and Dana Holgorsen, the coach who among the dozens of Leach assistants in the past 20 years seems to be most like the godfather of the Air Raid in personality. …
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Good luck Friday night. I’ll be pulling for your Coogs to win.