Mississippi State Coach Mike Leach Hospitalized In Jackson
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach was hospitalized after “a personal health issue” that happened at his home in Starkville.
The 61-year-old Leach was airlifted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, which is about 125 miles away from Mississippi State.
The university said in a statement it would have no further comment on Leach’s condition.
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Defensive coordinator Zach Arnett has been placed in charge of the team as it prepares for an appearance in the ReliaQuest Bowl on Jan. 1 in Tampa, Florida.
Leach is in his third season at Mississippi State, with a 19-17 record.