Bumped. It's a rumor clearly. If Wolf is thinking this rumor will hurt UCLA, he is just laughably out of touch. If anything this rumor shows Neuheisel and UCLA can play the media game too. However, if there is something to this, just wow. GO BRUINS. -N
Wolf has just
reported rumor mongered on his blog (Daily News) that CRN will hire Mike Leach at UCLA if Chow leaves for SC:
We hear UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel will hire former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach if Norm Chow goes to USC.
That that is great news! I am actually feeling pretty good about things now. CRN's motto should be DON'T FLINCH, DON'T FLINCH BABY!!
This is incredible news. It shows that CRN won't take a backseat to anyone and will do whatever it takes to keep the passion bucket full of optimism. What a move that would be, and it would be an incredible counter punch to Mike Garrett and the losers at SUC. In fact, I kinda want it to happen now and see all the fireworks. The rivalry is really heating up and this is proof that CRN means business. CRN can go to recruits in their homes and show how loyal his is to his players, the university, and to the area. This is incredible.
UPDATE (N): UCLA has pushed back on this hard:
I have just been emphatically told by a UCLA official that former Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach would NOT be under consideration for a position at UCLA should the need arise. Should being the operative word.
It's a good sign that the Morgan Center is all over Trojan rumors right now. GO BRUINS.