Talking Season: Rich “Lightning” Rod Strikes

Coaches don’t have much more time to speak candidly in these final few days before training camp. One coach who’s bolder than most of his colleagues when it comes to public statements is Rich Rodriguez of Arizona. If the Pac-12 Championship Game matched the teams with the most candid and outspoken coaches in the conference, Arizona would play Mike Leach’s Washington State Cougars every year.

Here’s Rich Rod on Nick Saban from Friday morning:



About Matt Zemek

Matt Zemek is the managing editor of The Student Section, covering college football and basketball with associate editors Terry Johnson and Bart Doan. Mr. Zemek is the editor of Crossover Chronicles, covering the NBA. He is also Bloguin's lead tennis writer, covering the major tournaments. He contributes to other Bloguin sites, such as The AP Party.