At age 55 and going into his 15th season as a head football coach, physician Leach firmly believes one reason he had success at Texas Tech and is now seeing success at WSU is that he never dwells on yesterday’s successes and never stops moving forward.

Washington State football coach Mike Leach absolutely detests all questions about milestones and legacies.

He made this abundantly clear at Pac-12 Media Days in July when, ailment sparked by a reporter’s inquiry about which questions he dislikes most, Leach dived into an animated two-minute response – complete with wild hand gestures and highly entertaining facial contortions – about how inane it is to ask a sitting football coach to define the significance of beating any specific team.

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