I'm thinking the best parts of last Saturday's Texas Tech-Oklahoma State game happened after it was over. Everyone's already heard about Mike Gundy's post game rant, but Mike Leach had his own rant going at the same time.
Gundy was trying to protect one of his players while Leach was challenging the manhood of his. Pirates do eat their young.
Those look like swords.
"This is going to hurt some feelings," Leach said, "but the long story short is I'm not doing as good a job shepherding this as I could. But what we had in this game is an offense that was extremely powerful, extremely productive that probably sits and reads their press clippings, and in arrogant fashion, set around the sidelines with their arms folded for most of the second half."
It's possible to still eat chicken with your arms folded as long as your mother feeds it to you.
"Defensively, the entire first half, we got hit in the mouth and acted like someone took our lunch money, and all we wanted to do is have pouty expressions on our face until somebody dobbed our little tears off and made us [expletive] feel better. Then we go out there and try harder once our mommies told us we were OK. Neither one of those things is acceptable."
Unless you play for Texas Oklahoma State.
"We start by addressing it and call it what it is. I think perhaps I've candy-coated some of this a little too much in the past," Leach said.
Anything candy coated gets eaten by his offensive line.
"Second of all, as coaches, you put pressure on yourself to improve because ultimately the blame lies there."
"The third thing that you do is anybody who is not on board, you get rid of them. It doesn't matter if it's a player or a coach or somebody in the background or some support staff. If they're not on board, you get rid of them. It's all very simple."
[Insert walking the plank picture of your choice here.]