Mike Leach, Iconic Mississippi State head coach and one of the best offensive minds the sport has ever seen, passed away at age 61 Monday night as a result of a medical emergency Sunday.

This is a difficult time for the college football community. Leach, who has coached at Washington State, Texas Tech and Mississippi State, among others, was known for his charisma, his wit and his kindness, but was a fierce competitor on the field. He touched many along his journey through college football and will even after his passing on Dec. 12.

His passing prompted an outpouring of love, tributes and condolences from the sports world Tuesday morning as well. Even at such a sad time, it’s hard not to enjoy his life through seeing videos and tributes of just who Leach was as a human being and head football coach.

May he rest in peace.