CFTV: Mike Leach on the state of Iowa, Brock Purdy and more

Sep 8, 2018; Pullman, WA, USA; Washington State Cougars head coach Mike Leach talks with offense during a football game against the San Jose State Spartans in the second half at Martin Stadium. The Cougars won 31-0. Mandatory Credit: James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

Washington State head coach Mike Leach met with the media on Thursday to preview Friday night’s Alamo Bowl in San Antonio. Hear “The Pirate”‘s thoughts on Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy, the state of Iowa and much more in this CFTV.

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Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.