Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Washington State's Mike Leach on when he first met Lincoln Riley: "I thought he'd eventually be a head coach. Very smart, very aware of all the variables, that type of thing. He was my assistant and right-hand guy for about seven years, and then when we hired him, he was the youngest position coach in the country. ... I'm not surprised he's a head coach. Maybe a little bit of how it unfolded, but I knew he'd eventually be a head coach."