Everyone seems to make their annual year-in-review lists. Not me. Time to look into the ol' crystal ball. Time to predict the future.
As we celebrate a new year in sports, I give you the 20 Seattle sports figures I predict we'll talking about most often in 2020...
20 In '20: #11 Nick Rolovich
He did it. He left. He said he wouldn’t. He said he loved Pullman. But he left. Mike Leach packed an overnight bag, grabbed an eyepatch for the road, and he left. Why, as we speak, he’s somewhere in Starkville, Mississippi undoubtedly asking for “more cowbell”.
Nick Rolovich replaces the pirate, making the virtually unheard of move from Hawaii to Pullman. And for the Coug fan who’s fallen in love with throwing the football you won’t be disappointed. After all, the cupboards in Pullman remain full with Leach’s groceries, so AD Pat Chun decided to find someone who made similar recipes.
Make no mistake, Leach was good. Rolovich has a tough act to follow.