"Leach, who scoffs at the system quarterback label, just about blew a gasket when I asked about the concern regarding Harrell's ability to work from under center and drop back to pass.Leach adds that he would charge $10,000 to teach a quarterback how to do a proper three-, five- or seven-step drop, but he'll settle for 50 bucks.
" 'You bring up easily the most pitiful NFL cop-out of all!' he hollered. 'And you can send that message to the whole NFL. Any coach who has ever said or uttered those words or considers that a concern, here's my message for them: How could you possibly look yourself in the mirror and consider yourself an NFL coach and not be able to teach a guy to run back three steps, five steps and seven steps? I can teach a child that!
" 'Any coach in the NFL who can't do that ought to be fired!' "
Hmmm. It's almost life Leach is a little chapped that the NFL isn't busting down the maverick coach's door.
Texas Tech's Mike Leach has an offer for the NFL (Dallas Morning News)