Mike Leach shares the hilarious pitch he used to land Gardner Minshew

Mike Leach shares the hilarious pitch he used to land Gardner Minshew

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew has become a fan favorite since he was thrust into a starting role in Week 1, and the former Washington State star led the Jags to an impressive win over the Titans on Thursday night.

Minshew is proving he might be exactly the type of quarterback the Jaguars need in his rookie year – but just two years ago, Minshew was off the national radar completely at East Carolina, and was on the verge of transferring to Alabama with an eye towards landing a job as a graduate assistant under Nick Saban.

Minshew committed to a graduate transfer to the Crimson Tide in early February, and later told AL.com that while he knew he likely wouldn’t play over Tua Tagovailoa or Jalen Hurts, he believed Alabama could help him kick start a career as a coach. After committing, Minshew received a phone call from Washington State head coach Mike Leach that changed everything…Read more>>

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