Coach Leach Goes Deep, Very Deep
By MICHAEL LEWIS
Published: December 4, 2005
7:02 . . . 7:01 . . . 7:00 . . .
It was still ordinary time. The seconds ticked off the digital clock on the locker-room wall. A smell: the acrid odor of vomit. They were still ordinary college football players, and a few of them had lost their pregame meals to a war of nerves. Side by side at their lockers the players sat, silently, almost penitently, stomachs churning, waiting for their coach to show up and to make the place a lot less ordinary.....