Audio: Mike Leach, once coached at Kentucky, says Arizona being a ‘basketball school’ should help the football teamby Matt Minkus on Oct. 21, 2011, under Sports
Listen below to hear Mike Leach, former Texas Tech head coach and Kentucky assistant, talk about Arizona football and more specifically how being a “basketball school” should help the football team. The one negative for potential hires is that very rarely do both basketball and football succeed in the same athletic department. But, listen below to hear Leach explain his reasoning and why he feels this is the best environment you would want as a football coach. Please listen below-
Audio Clip (1:02): Mike Leach talks Arizona football
For the full interview with Mike Leach listen to Episode 125 on 110SportsPodcast.com. He discusses all aspects of the situation with Arizona football: thoughts on Mike Stoops‘ firing, his interest in the opening and if anyone has contacted him. Leach also talks about other possible openings in college football, the ideal school he would like to be involved with, how public perception has changed since the release of his book (Swing Your Sword) and why he likes going for it on fourth down. Plus, find out if he would drop his lawsuit against ESPN and Texas Tech if a school requested it before hiring him.
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