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The architect, his pupil, and his son: Hal Mumme, Mike Leach and Matt Mumme are wedded to the Air Raid offense

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Hal Mumme, left, helped found the Air Raid offense with Mike Leach in the 1990s at Kentucky; Mumme’s son, Matt, now offensive coordinator at Nevada, played in it, as did Kliff Kingsbury, who shined at Texas Tech. (File / AP)
PULLMAN – The year was 2000 and Matt Mumme had decided to tag along with his father, Hal, for an American Football Coaches Association convention in Florida. The two were strolling through a conference room when someone at a nearby table spoke up to get Hal’s attention. And Matt remembers this vividly. He and his father stopped in their tracks as Howard Schnellenberger belted out: “Hey Hal, you know you’re ruining football, don’t you?”
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