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Mike Leach – Head Football Coach at Mississippi State – caught up with AJ Maestas while on a bike ride around the Florida Keys. Coach Leach was previously at Texas Tech and Washington State and is known for his animated interviews and his pioneering of the air raid offense. He gives his take on the state of Division I athletics and breaks down his plan for a 64-team College Football Playoff. 

He also shares a novel idea for a two-tiered system that would allow football recruits to chose between becoming traditional student athletes, or professionals that can be signed, traded, and cut by coaches. 



5:00 – Mike’s idea for a new college football system

11:50 – Relating to college players

16:10 – Rapid Fire Questions