Conventional wisdom is that WSU coach Mike Leach is appointment viewing on Pac-12 Media Days because he'll probably say something funny or quirky or whatever. But like a thoroughbred who posts a blistering split early in the race, Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez is setting the pace this morning while Leach waits for his time to shine.
Take, for example, this story from RichRod on the time he saw Leach swimming in a lagoon:
ICYMI: @CoachRodAZ just recalled the time he watched @Coach_Leach surface from a lagoon. No Joke. #Pac12fb http://t.co/KlKxEZjRVG— Pac-12 Networks (@Pac12Networks) July 31, 2015
Leach in a lagoon in a Speedo? Pretty sure RichRod told the story so everyone else could be haunted by that visual, too.
RichRod was on fire:
Rich Rod quoting Dumb and Dumber in his question and answer session. This is off to a great start.— CougCenter (@CougCenter) July 31, 2015
Rich Rod: "Ever see the Lion King? The monkey hits the lion in the head. He says 'What'd you do that for?' Doesn't matter it's in the past."— CougCenter (@CougCenter) July 31, 2015
"Did you ever get on the 405? I don't do it everyday but... Hell, there are a lot of folks" Rich Rod in mid-season form today.— CougCenter (@CougCenter) July 31, 2015
When asked if it's "refreshing" to have a starting QB back, Rodriguez replied that cold beer or Bacardi and coke are more refreshing.— Jacob Thorpe (@JacobThorpeSR) July 31, 2015
Rich Rod on adding 8th official: "1 more guy to yell at who won't listen to me."— Ted Miller (@TedMillerRK) July 31, 2015
Your move, Mike. You've got some ground to cover.
UPDATE: Leach denies a Speedo was involved.
<blockquote class="twitter-video" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">.<a href="https://twitter.com/Coach_Leach">@Coach_Leach</a>'s rebuttal to <a href="https://twitter.com/CoachRodAZ">@CoachRodAZ</a>'s speedo story. We can't make this stuff up. WATCH: <a href="http://t.co/YfMNDWLu5w">http://t.co/YfMNDWLu5w</a> <a href="http://t.co/nlYK9ViiZ1">http://t.co/nlYK9ViiZ1</a></p>— Pac-12 Networks (@Pac12Networks) <a href="https://twitter.com/Pac12Networks/status/627209678020345856">July 31, 2015</a></blockquote>
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