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Look: Texas Tech Makes Decision On Mike Leach Tribute

Mississippi State head football coach Mike Leach walks into a game.

FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS - NOVEMBER 06: Head Coach Mike Leach of the Mississippi State Bulldogs arrives at the stadium before a game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on November 06, 2021 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Texas Tech is set to honor former head coach Mike Leach in the Texas Bowl on Wednesday. 

The Red Raiders will rock a special helmet decal to honor Leach after he passed away at the age of 61 from a massive heart attack. The decal will be a special jolly roger one since he was always known as "the Pirate" in the college football community. 

Leach was the head coach at Texas Tech from 2000-09 before he took the Washington State job in 2012. In those 10 seasons, Leach compiled an 84-43 record and led the Red Raiders to eight or more wins eight times.

He also had a 5-4 overall record in bowl games with the program. 

As a whole, he coached for 21 seasons and compiled a 158-107 record. 

Texas Tech will take on Ole Miss in the Texas Bowl on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. ET. The contest will be televised by ESPN.