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We try to figure out what the heck Mike Leach was saying following Tuesday's practice.
Mike Leach has said a lot of interesting things since taking over as Washington State head coach. He's compared his players to Civil War generals and zombies, discussed fish recipes, B12 shots and much more. Sometimes he says something that makes you scratch your head, Tuesday was one of those days.
Leach was discussing WSU's up-and-down practice on Tuesday when he said this this (via Christian Caple):
So I mean, right now as a team we don't know if we walk to school or carry our lunch."
I'll admit, I have no idea what that means. In fact, I'm not even going to try to figure out what it means. Instead, I'm wondering which one do we want to be?
Walking to school seems good. You get some fresh air, some exercise, you reduce your carbon footprint and you don't have to sit next to Johnny Smellsrealbad on the school bus. On the other hand, what if it rains, or you get a rock in your shoe? Have you ever tried to walk with a rock in your shoe? It's miserable.
On the other hand carrying your lunch has its positives and negatives as well. If you're like me, you'd pack a lunch made up of strictly Rice Krispies Treats, which would be awesome. You also don't have to eat cafeteria food served to you by someone wearing a hair net. On the other hand, scientific studies have shown one out of every four school lunches get smashed and the kid ends up with an exploded GoGurt and a smushed ham sandwich. I've eaten my fair share of GoGurt covered smushed ham sandwiches and let me tell you, it is not pleasant.
Then of course, there is the question of why can't you do both? Why can't the WSU offense walk to school AND carry its lunch? Hopefully we get this all straightened out before the Cal game.
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