In last night's podcast I officially endorsed Mike Leach as the coaching candidate that would give Minnesota the best chance to win. Since recording the podcast, I came across a few videos on Gopher Hole that raise the question of Leach as a cultural fit for Minnesota. If you play the first two videos that are embedded below while you are at work, keep the volume on low:
Would such behavior be interpreted as bravado in Minnesota, as it was in Texas? The next video features two of his former players, who appear to hold him in high regard:
So, would Mike Leach be a cultural fit at Minnesota? There's little doubt that while he is a great coach, he's not Minnesota Nice.