Texas Tech offers 5-year, $12.1 million deal to Leach

Updated: December 6, 2008, 6:27 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Texas Tech made a formal contract offer Friday to coach Mike Leach, a five-year deal worth $12.1 million.

The offer was first reported by the Dallas Morning News.

Leach is already signed through 2010, and this would extend him to 2013. He could not immediately be reached for comment by the Associated Press on Friday.

Athletic director Gerald Myers said the last three years of the contract would pay Leach a total of $7 million.

A school source ...

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