Lane Kiffin releases statement on passing of Mike Leach
Lane Kiffin and Mike Leach were rivals on the field. Off the field, that was not the case.
Kiffin released a heartfelt statement regarding Mississippi State head coach Mike Leach, who passed away late Monday night following complications from a heart issue. Leach was 61.
The architect of the Air Raid offense had an impact on college football that is immeasurable, but was also well-known for his wit and personality. A true college football icon, Leach will be dearly missed by the college football community.
Here is Kiffin’s full statement on The Pirate.
— Lane Kiffin (@Lane_Kiffin) December 13, 2022
Leach won his final game, 24-22 over No. 20 Ole Miss.