Connor Halliday is the best quarterback in the country, according to Connor Halliday’s coach.
After talking up the Pac-12’s depth behind center on Wednesday, Washington State’s Mike Leach said he would take his redshirt senior over just about anybody else.
“You might be rooting for your guy, and I don’t care what you think,” Leach said. “He’s better than your guy is.”
Some other Pac-12 Media Day highlights from the conference’s most quotable coach (as well as other coaches and players) …
» Asked how he would pick a bear-hunting partner between Washington coach Chris Petersen and Utah coach Kyle Whittingham: “We get a large bag and we stick in Coach Petersen, Coach Whittingham, and we shake that bag up really high and really hard.”
» On his fishing trip this summer: “My staff and I went fishing up in McCall, Idaho on the Snake River and got a huge 9.5-foot, 350-pound sturgeon, probably 95 years old. Of course, turned him loose so he could pull somebody else’s boat around for a while next time.” Continue reading