Mike Leach to the SEC? Clay Travis would be interested in seeing it happen.
Speaking on WJOX 94.5 FM on Tuesday, the Outkick The Coverage analyst spoke about a number of college football-related topics. As part of the conversation, he dropped an interesting opinion about Washington State’s Mike Leach and how it would be fascinating to see the coach at a place like Tennessee.
“To me, I would want to see what he could do at a place like Tennessee, if he had really good players,” Travis said on the radio appearance. “Remember, he beat USC [on Sept. 29] without a single player who got a scholarship offer from USC. So I think what he has been able to accomplish at Washington State is honestly incredible. And obviously, we know what he accomplished at Texas Tech as well. Those are both college football backwaters, which I think makes you wonder how he would do if he ever got one of the top 10, 15 jobs in college football.”
There’s a bunch to consider with that statement. First of all, it remains to be seen if the Tennessee job will open at all. Volunteers coach Butch Jones has received heat after Tennessee 3-2 start and a horrible loss to Georgia. Still, he remains on the Vols’ sideline.
But Travis is right, Leach has done a terrific job at Washington State this season. The Cougars are 6-0, with that victory against the then-No. 5 Trojans standing as the highlight.
Would Leach be a culture fit in Knoxville? That’s debatable. But perhaps we’ll find out what Leach can do at a major job sooner rather than later.
Check out Travis’ full interview below.
— WJOX 94.5 FM (@WJOX945) October 10, 2017
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