Obviously, the big news of the day has been the suspension of Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach.
According to a press release, Leach was suspended after a Red Raider player and his parents complained to school officials about his treatment following an injury.
The school did not release the player’s name, but the talk around Internet message boards and at least one Lubbock-area radio station — KSTQ-FM — is that the name of the player is Adam James.
James, a redshirt sophomore receiver, is the son of ESPN college football analyst Craig James.
According to the report on KSTQ, James suffered from the effects of a mild concussion and came to practice wearing sunglasses as advised by his doctor.
Leach apparently did not like the fact that James was wearing sunglasses, so he allegedly ordered the player into a darkened equipment room for a couple/several hours. ESPN.com’s Joe Schad reports via Twitter that Leach “is alleged to have isolated a player in a dark closet for not practicing with a concussion.”
Again, these are just rumors at this point and, as of this posting, we have not seen them confirmed anywhere.