Originally Posted by DJ's left nut
I read it the opposite - that KU is acknowledging that Leach is clearly the guy they want. At the same time, they'll give a few other candidates a chance to match him.
It seemed to be like a concession that they'd love to have Leach, but should probably have a plan B in the pipe.
Nothing official that Leach is the favorite. I wouldn't be surprised if he's not even considered and they decide to go after Mr nice guy with little to no potential over the controversial Leach.