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Tattoos, JFK and Rosetta Stone. Washington State’s record-setting QBs had unique, impactful experience with ‘deeply loved’ Mike Leach

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 22, 2022

Mike Leach always despised the star system used to evaluate high school football players. Maybe that’s why he had such admiration for quarterbacks like Luke Falk, Gardner Minshew and Anthony Gordon. It wouldn’t be a surprise if the coach’s decision to recruit those three – five recruiting “stars” between them – was actually a subtle way of rebelling against the modern college football industry.