Former Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach still won’t drop his claims of not being paid properly during his last year with the Red Raiders.
Leach, now the head coach at Washington State, posted a graphic to Twitter on Thursday, calling for Texas Tech fans to attend “rally for justice” outside of Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock at 10 a.m. Saturday. Texas Tech is scheduled to host Iowa State at 11 a.m. local time this Saturday.
— Mike Leach (@Coach_Leach) October 19, 2017
Leach reiterated his success with the Red Raiders during the 2009 season in the post and asked his supporters to help him “get justice from Texas Tech.” The post also included “#paycoachleach.”
If that wasn’t enough, Leach even created his own website — complete with a petition — for the campaign.
Leach was fired from Texas Tech following the 2009 regular season — stemming from an incident of alleged player mistreatment of former Red Raider Adam James. He did not receive his full salary that season since he was fired by the university for cause.
Leach may be in the Northwest now, but he hasn’t dropped his grudge against the Red Raiders. Leach claims that he is still owed $2.5 million from Texas Tech, including guaranteed money from radio and television shows which he allegedly never received.
It’s not the first time that Leach has gone to Twitter with the matter. He threatened Texas Tech officials in August, calling them “scared and dishonest.”
If history has taught us anything, the attempted rally likely won’t be Leach’s last effort to get even with Texas Tech officials.
The game against the Cyclones will be televised on FOX Sports 1.