Texas Tech won  its appeal against Mike Leach and his claims for millions of dollars in compensation are gone.  The Seventh Court of Appeals, based in Amarillo,  recently took up Texas Tech’s claim of sovereign immunity and reversed the  trial court, finding in Tech’s favor. 

The Court ruled in its opinion that Leach cannot maintain a breach of contract

After filing a lawsuit against Texas Tech and then being fired, Mike Leach relocated to Florida and continued with his breach of contract lawsuit.  The amended petition (or complaint from those outside of Texas) sheds a little more light on the facts giving rise to his firing and claims.  

Last week, the depositions of