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Trump tells University of Miami prez to hire Leach as new coach

December 02, 2010 01:47PM

vacancy, telling the university that it should hire his friend, former Texas Tech
coach Mike Leach to replace the departed Randy Shannon. The developer
wrote a note to Donna Shalala, president of the University of Miami, in a newspaper article announcing Shannon’s firing. He also lobbied for
the school to hire Leach in 2006. “You made a big mistake when you did
not take my advice and hire Mike Leach of Texas Tech … and now you can
get him for the right price,” Trump wrote to Shalala. [more]

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