Mississippi State University will seriously compete in the LeriaQuest Bowl against Illinois in honor of the late Mike Leach, who passed away last month.
The university released a tribute video honoring Leach, revealing he will wear a pirate logo on his helmet to honor his coach’s swashbuckler nickname.The game will be held at Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It is done. The team set up a memorial near the pirate ship overlooking his one of his zones at the end of the stadium.
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On Sunday, the school released a tribute video narrated by quarterback Will Rogers.
“Time is precious. It has never been clearer,” Rogers says in the video. “For three years we have sailed with pirates. Ah, the lessons we learned from him. A new journey was his destiny. But now we know that he will forever be one of us.” We got the chance to show the world how to continue to be a club.As he taught us, we will be most excited to play.
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“Regardless of the ups and downs, we play the next play without wanting to be caught up in or burdened by those who played before. I play the kind of football I wanted.” Work over and over again until the clock strikes midnight. ”
Mississippi State has pledged to play the game in Leach’s honor.
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Leach died of complications from heart disease, the school said. he was 61 years old. Zach Arnett coaches the team in his bowl game.