Mississippi State University holding memorial service for Coach Mike Leach

Mississippi State University has announced plans to hold a public memorial service to honor the life of Coach Mike Leach.

It will be held Tuesday, December 20th inside Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville.

The university said it would announce more details about the service, including speakers and parking logistics in the coming days.

Coach Leach passed away Monday night following complications from a heart condition.

He was 61 and just finished his third season as MSU’s head football coach.

MSU has named Defensive Coordinator Zach Arnett as the next permanent head coach of the program.

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