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Adam James 'Closet' VIDEO: Alleged Mike Leach Punishment Footage Surfaces

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:05 PM ET

Texas Tech fired coach Mike Leach yesterday after a player complained that he was mistreated by the head coach.The player, Adam James, was allegedly forced to spend time in a dark electrical closet after telling Leach he had a concussion.

A video clip purportedly showing James in the closet surfaced on YouTube and has since aired on ESPN, where James' father works as a college football commentator. The short clip shows the space where James was allegedly confined. A voice in the video also seems to explain that he has "turned the lights on real quick" to give viewers a look at the room. Scroll down to watch the footage, as well as a report from KCBD in Lubbock that allegedly shows the shed and electrical closet in question.

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