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AP Sports Writer 

Leach's young ex-Texas Tech QBs thriving as Big 12 coaches


August 27, 2017

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — While Mike Leach's Air Raid offense was posting astonishing numbers at Texas Tech, he didn't realize he also was helping mold a group of young coaches who would use the system to frustrate Big 12 defenses for years to come.

Leach's former Tech quarterbacks are gaining prominence as coaches at Big 12 programs. Lincoln Riley recently was promoted from offensive coordinator to head coach at Oklahoma. Kliff Kingsbury has been the head coach at Texas Tech since 2013, and his offenses have been nearly unstoppable. Sonny Cumbie is entering his fourth season as TCU's co-offen...

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