Originally posted on The Slanch Report  |  Last updated 3/15/12

Much ado was made about Mo Isom, the six-foot soccer goalie slash homecoming queen at LSU trying out for the school's football team as its place-kicker.

Well, she had her shot but coach Les Miles said Isom unfortunately didn't make the team. Surprise, surprise.

"We reviewed her skill, the things she can do and do well," Miles told the Times-Picayune. "We kind of felt like there's four guys on the team right now that would be ahead of anybody that tried out the other day, including Mo."

"She's a great person but there's some things she can't do and she knows it," Miles said, "It's not the kicking. It's the tackling."

Disappointed but not discouraged, according to Miles, "she did not want to take that she couldn't make the team. She said, 'Do I get another opportunity if I get a lot better?' I said, 'Sure.'"



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