Texas Tech’s Mike Leach may not be Texas Tech’s Mike Leach for much longer as both sides play hard(foot)ball on a new contract to replace the one that currently extends through the 2010 season. Therefore, both sides are playing the media with the deft footwork one usually attributes to alum Bam Morris.
(Kiss it… KISS IT!)
The school tells the media that Leach needs to accept its 5-yr/$12.7m offer by 5 pm CT today or try again after next season while hinting more quietly that they could just cut loose the man that brought the franchise to the Cotton Bowl in January. After all, how could Leach be so cruel as to take money away from poor college students with his crass greed?