Fired coach asks for speedy trial Colleges: Texas Tech parted ways with Leach after family of player complained about abuse

Attorneys for fired coach Mike Leach said Thursday they want to take Texas Tech to trial in the next six weeks and want to question some of the key figures in his dismissal.

The coach’s legal team filed court documents Thursday asking a state district judge to allow them to question administrators and others in about two weeks. One person they want to question is Adam James, the sophomore receiver whose family complaint about how Leach treated him after a concussion ultimately led to the coach’s firing last month.

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