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:
Rich Rod on Saban saying fast pace takes defensive coaches from game: “Cry me a river. No one comes to games to watch defensive coaches"
— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) July 25, 2014