Bob Leahy

Robert V. Leahy (born September 5, 1946) is an American former football player and coach who has more than 35 years of coaching experience at the collegiate and professional levels. During his career, he served as the offensive coordinator at Washington State University, the University of Pittsburgh, Oklahoma State University, Liberty University, the University of Louisiana–Monroe and Grambling State University. Leahy played college football as a quarterback at Emporia State University during the late 1960s and thereafter spent two seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL).

Bob Leahy
Biographical details
BornSeptember 5, 1946 (age 72)
Lindenhurst, New York
Alma materEmporia State
Playing career
1967–1969Emporia State
1970–1971Pittsburgh Steelers
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1973–1974Pittsburgh (JV)
1975Pittsburgh (WR)
1976Washington State (OC/QB)
1977Pittsburgh (OC)
1978California (QB)
1979–1982Oklahoma State (OC)
1983Michigan Panthers (QB/WR)
1984Minnesota Vikings (WR)
1985Buffalo Bills (WR)
1986Buffalo Bills (QB/PGC)
1988East Tennessee State (OC)
1989–1999Liberty (OC)
2000–2002East Carolina (WR)
2003Louisiana–Monroe (assistant HC/WR)
2004–2005Louisiana–Monroe (associate HC/WR)
2006Louisiana–Monroe (associate HC/OC/QB)
2007–2009Louisiana–Monroe (associate HC/RB)
2010Grambling State (OC/QB)
Accomplishments and honors
Little All-American (1968)

Coaching career

He was the associate head coach of the Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks football team, overseeing the program while the search for a new head coach took place.[1]

Leahy accepted the position of offensive coordinator at Grambling State for the 2010 football season.

Broadcasting career

Currently Leahy has his own sports talk show called Coaches Corner on Talk 540 KMLB in Monroe, Louisiana. His show focuses on faith and football and any other sport topics of importance in Northeast Louisiana.

Family life

Leahy Married Susan Heitchmidt and together they have 3 children. Kristi, Jack and Joby.


  1. ^ "Associate Head Coach Bob Leahy to Oversee ULM Football Operations". Retrieved 2009-12-07.

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1970 Pittsburgh Steelers season

The 1970 Pittsburgh Steelers season was the franchise's 38th in the National Football League. They improved from a league-worst 1–13 record the previous year, finishing with a 5–9 record and third place in the newly formed AFC Central. The Steelers began the decade in a new conference and a new stadium with a new quarterback. After nearly 40 years in the NFL they shifted to the AFC, to complete the merger between the NFL and AFL. It was the NFL's weakest division that season, as the Steelers finished three games behind the division-winning Cincinnati Bengals—a team that was only in its third year of existence that season.

1971 Pittsburgh Steelers season

The 1971 Pittsburgh Steelers season was the team's 39th in the National Football League. The Steelers showed improvement finishing in second Place with a 6-8 record. But Terry Bradshaw struggled with turnovers in his second season throwing 22 interceptions to 13 touchdown passes. The Steelers that year drafted wide receiver Frank Lewis, Hall of Fame linebacker Jack Ham, guard Gerry Mullins, defensive end Dwight White, tight end/tackle Larry Brown, defensive tackle Ernie Holmes, and safety Mike Wagner, all key contributors during the Steelers Super Bowl teams of the 1970s.

1973 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

The 1973 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. The Panthers competed in the Fiesta Bowl.

1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

The 1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1974 NCAA Division I football season.

1975 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

The 1975 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. The Panthers won the Sun Bowl.

1977 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

The 1977 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. The Panthers competed in the Gator Bowl.

1984 Minnesota Vikings season

The 1984 Minnesota Vikings season was the franchise's 24th season in the National Football League. The Vikings finished with a 3–13 record, their worst record since the AFL–NFL merger, later equaled by the 2011 team, and the team's second worst overall record by win percentage (only 1962 was worse). The Vikings' 484 points allowed (30.3 average points per game) was the most by any NFL team between 1983 and 2000, and the most any Vikings team allowed in one season.

The team was coached by Les Steckel after Bud Grant retired; after the bad season, Steckel was fired and Bud Grant was re-hired.

1985 Buffalo Bills season

The 1985 Buffalo Bills season was the 26th season for the club and its sixteenth in the National Football League (NFL). It was Buffalo’s second-consecutive 2–14 season. Head coach Kay Stephenson was fired after an 0–4 start. Defensive coordinator Hank Bullough took over, going 2–10 for the remainder of the season.

1986 Buffalo Bills season

The 1986 Buffalo Bills season was the 27th season for the club and its 17th in the National Football League (NFL).

Although the Bills were only 2–6 at the midway point of the season, their games were much more competitive than in years past. (Only two of their losses in the first eight games were by more than a touchdown.) Still, after a 6-point Week Nine loss to Tampa Bay, the Bills fired coach Hank Bullough, and hired former Kansas City coach Marv Levy from outside the organization, an unusual mid-season tactic. (Levy had been out of coaching since being the head man with the USFL's Chicago Blitz in 1984.) Levy would win his first game with the Bills against Pittsburgh in Week Ten, and one more game against Kansas City in Week Thirteen, finishing with a 2–5 record in his first half-season as head coach.Years later, Bills offensive tackle Will Wolford alleged that the team purposely lost the week 9 game to Tampa Bay in order to get Bullough fired.

2004 Louisiana–Monroe Indians football team

The 2004 Louisiana–Monroe Indians football team represented the University of Louisiana at Monroe in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A college football season. The Indians offense scored 211 points while the defense allowed 303 points.

Bob Leahy (broadcaster)

Bob Leahy is a New Zealand radio and television broadcaster.

He started broadcasting with pirate radio station Radio Hauraki, on its first day of transmission, in 1966, in a pocket of international water, within New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf.Leahy has voiced many radio shows and news segments over the years, as well as hosting several television shows, in New Zealand.

He currently is employed by Newstalk ZB, a news and talkback station affiliated with the modern Radio Hauraki. His voice can still be heard announcing the news, some 45 years later, on Radio Hauraki.

Emporia State Hornets

The Emporia State Hornets are the athletic teams that represent Emporia State University (ESU). The women's basketball and softball teams use the name Lady Hornets. The university's athletic program fields 15 varsity teams in 11 sports all of whom have combined to win 50 conference championships as well as three national championships (1 NAIA, 1 AIAW and 1 NCAA). Corky the Hornet serves as the mascot representing the teams, and the school colors are black and gold. Emporia State participates in the NCAA Division II and has been a member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) since 1991.The university's athletic director is Kent Weiser. The Hornet football team, which has been coached by Garin Higgins since 2007, has an all-time record of 510–524–43 (.494). Jory Collins was named head coach of the Lady Hornets basketball program in 2010 following the resignation of Brandon Schneider, who left to be head coach of Stephen F. Austin after winning the 2010 NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Championship. The men's basketball team is currently coached by Shaun Vandiver, a former NBA First Round Draft Pick.

List of Emporia State University people

Emporia State University is a public university in Emporia, Kansas, United States, east of the Flint Hills. Established in March 1863 and originally known as the Kansas State Normal School, Emporia State is the third oldest public university in the state of Kansas. Emporia State is one of six public universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents.

List of New Zealand radio personalities

This is a list of New Zealand radio personalities, including presenters and journalists.

List of New Zealand television personalities

This is a list of New Zealand television personalities, including presenters and journalists. It includes those who left the profession, retired, or died.

Michigan Panthers

The Michigan Panthers were a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League (USFL) in the mid-1980s.

Mix (radio station)

Mix is a greatest hits radio station in New Zealand, broadcasting music from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Mix is owned and operated by New Zealand Media and Entertainment.

Mix is targeted at 35 to 54-year-olds. Its head office and studios are located in central Auckland, alongside New Zealand Media and Entertainment's seven other radio networks.Mix has just one presenter, Tracey Donaldson, and plays a wide variety of music from superstar acts such as Madonna, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi, Crowded House, Queen, Talking Heads, Tom Petty and more.

Radio Hauraki

Radio Hauraki is a New Zealand rock music station that started in 1966. It was the first private commercial radio station of the modern broadcasting era in New Zealand and operated illegally until 1970 to break the monopoly held by the state-owned New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation. From its founding until 2012 Hauraki played a mix of classic and mainstream rock music. In 2013, it changed its music content, playing modern rock and alternative rock from the last 25–30 years. As of 2019 more classic rock and progressive rock is being increasingly played. In its modern legal form, Radio Hauraki's head office and main studios are now located at 2 Graham Street in the Auckland CBD, as one of eight stations of NZME Radio.

Private commercial radio stations had operated from the earliest days of broadcasting, but the government began to close them down, the process accelerating after World War II. To break the state monopoly, Radio Hauraki was originally formed as a pirate station in the Hauraki Gulf, in a famous and historic story that saw the loss of one life.

UConn Huskies football

The UConn Huskies football team is a college football team that represents the University of Connecticut in the sport of American football. The team competes in NCAA Division I FBS in the American Athletic Conference (AAC). Connecticut first fielded a team in 1896, and participated in Division I-AA until 1999. The Huskies began their two-year Division I-A transition period in 2000, and became a full-fledged Division I-A team in 2002. From 2000 to 2003 the team played as an independent. The school's football team then joined the conference of its other sport teams, the Big East (later named the American Athletic Conference in 2013), starting in 2004.


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