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Football fans across the country are mourning the death of Coach Mike Leach, who died on December 12 at the age of 61.
Coach Leach was the head football coach at Mississippi State University from 2020 to the time of his death. He previously served as the head football coach at Texas Tech University from 2000-2009 and at Washington State University from 2012-2019.
Coach Leach touched many hearts over the course of his career. He was mourned by famous figures such as country singer Toby Keith, who said, “Sad day Our friend and legendary Coach Mike Leach has passed away RIP Coach Prayers for your family.”
Yellowstone star Cole Hauser also paid tribute to Coach Leach. He shared a photo of the two of them together, and wrote:
“We lost a great human being today. Someone who gave his life to mentoring and coaching young people. A great friend, father, husband, grandfather. My thoughts are with Sharon and the Leach Family across the country. Many blessings in these tough times.”
You can see Hauser’s tribute to Coach Leach below.
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Hauser’s post is just one of many tributes that makes it obvious how much Coach Leach meant to the people in his life. He’ll be missed…
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of Coach Leach’s friends and loved ones during this difficult time. May he rest in peace.