The college football world is devastated at the news of the passing of longtime college football head coach Mike Leach.
On Sunday, it was reported by the Clarion-Ledger that Leach was hospitalized after collapsing in his home. He was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at 61.
Leach’s career on college football sidelines began in 1987 when he served as an offensive line coach for California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly).
He has been a head coach at the Division I level since 2000, spending time with Texas Tech, Washington State, and Mississippi State. For his career, Leach held a 158-107 overall record.
Here is how HBCU coaches and schools reacted on social media.