Leach & Dana: 30 Years In The Making

Dana Holgorsen and Mike Leach: 30 years in the making 30 years ago today, the Fighting Bees of St. Ambrose College played their first game of 1989, a win over St. Thomas of Minnesota. It was an unremarkable game that has been forgotten by history. Except for one little nugget: it was Dana Holgorsen’s first game as a college freshman. 30 miles away, Hal Mumme had been hired as the new football coach at Iowa Wesleyan that winter. The small, 600-student college is in Mount Pleasant, Dana’s home town. Mumme hired an off-the-wall eccentric named Mike Leach to be his … Continue reading Leach & Dana: 30 Years In The Making