Tag Archives: Mike Leach

Smart Football’s Chris Brown on Shannon Dawson

Maybe no one has written as extensively on the Air Raid offense as Chris Brown, the Louisville native who runs the Smart Football web site and has written the “Essential Smart Football” and has contributed to Grantland. If you want … Continue reading

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Shannon Dawson hire shows Mark Stoops is all Air Raid

Mark Stoops answered any and all questions Wednesday about whether the Kentucky football coach is really and truly all in on the Air Raid offense. He’s all in. By various reports, Stoops is hiring a tried and true Air Raid … Continue reading

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If you can’t stop them, change the rules

You know the adage: If you can’t beat them, change the rules. In this case, defenses can’t stop them, so college football coaches are trying to change the rules. Some of them, anyway. It was announced Wednesday that the College … Continue reading

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SEC: Manziel meets with NCAA; Leach praises Auburn

SEC links for Tuesday: Reports say NCAA Investigators did meet with Johnny Manziel for six hours on Monday. Football officials say they will not speak on the matter. Manziel and A&M are stuck waiting for a decision. As Washington State … Continue reading

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BBL: Trent Dilfer helps pull a prank on Drew Barker

Big Blue Links for Monday: – Wescott Eberts of SB Nation has a neat story about how Trent Dilfer helped played a joke on Conner quarterback and UK commit Drew Barker in inviting him to the Elite 11 Nike Camp … Continue reading

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Ten morning notes for a Friday

Ten morning notes for a Friday: Harrison twins hold off Aaron Gordon in battle of UK recruits. Looks like Andre Woodson will be staying with the UK football staff as a graduate assistant. SEC fans pick Arkansas’ Bret Bielema as … Continue reading

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Mike Leach on the Kliff Kingsbury hire: “Stud!!!!”

To replace the departed Tommy Tuberville, Texas Tech has hired 33-year-old Kliff Kingsbury as its head coach. As offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Texas A&M, Kingsbury helped turned Johnny Manzeil into the Heisman Trophy winner. Before that, Kingsbury was the quarterback … Continue reading

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Chart: Neal Brown and the Air Raid tree

With Neal Brown and Kentucky in the news, I’m the first to admit that the Hal Mumme “Air Raid” coaching tree can get pretty complicated. Mumme was Brown’s first coach at Kentucky when the former Boyle County wide receiver became … Continue reading

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Mike Leach having rough first year at Washington State

A lot of people are still talking up the name Mike Leach for the Kentucky football opening, but the Washington State coach has had a brutal first year in the Pac-12. His Cougars dropped to 2-7 overall and 0-6 in … Continue reading

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Mayes, Gottlieb, #NBCfail and more morning links

Tuesday morning links: Julius Mayes and Ryan Harrow are turning heads, reports Andy Katz of espn.com. Doug Gottlieb is leaving ESPN for CBS, reports The Big Lead. Ex-Kentucky players are angling for starting spots with the Denver Broncos, reports the … Continue reading

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