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Mike Leach does not answer questions about injuries, but you should know that

Leach does not give details regarding injuries and he does not like it when he is asked about it. He especially doesn't like being given a second chance to answer a question about an injury.

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Mike Leach was asked what he knew about Luke Falk's injury following Saturday's 27-3 victory over Colorado. If you know anything about Leach then you know he does not like to be asked questions about injuries and does not give any details regarding injuries.

Luke Falk went down in the third quarter of Saturday's game with an apparent head injury. Falk seemed to be knocked out and had to be taken off the field on a backboard. After the game Leach answered the question about Falk saying that they just rested him the second half and that he was "healthy as can be."

An out-of-town reporter asked Leach on Monday if he had the chance to go back and change his answer, would he? Leach didn't take too kindly to the question as he responded with, "Not really, because I think it is ridiculously foolish to ask me anything that relates to injuries to begin with, especially given the fact I never answer questions on injuries."

It did not stop there for the coach as he continued to talk with other reporters about why he does not share injury information and talked about the coaches that do share that information. For that part of the story, see Todd Milles story in The News Tribune.



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