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Mo Isom got word yesterday in her sit down meeting with Les Miles that she did not make the LSU football team as a kicking specialist after trying out for the team last week (and in the process probably setting her self up for a nice sports reporter/sideline gig when it’s all said and done). Miles did welcome her to try out again in the Fall, which, by the looks of her Twitter account, she will.
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The women's soccer player who was trying out for the LSU football team didn't make it, but she's not giving up.
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...
LSU women’s soccer sensation Mo Isom made headlines when news broke she was trying out for the Tigers football team as a kickoff specialist. Unfortunately, her dream of becoming a D1 football player has come to an end. On Tuesday, coach Les Miles announced that Isom did not make the cut stating, “we kind of felt like there’s four guys on the team right now that would be ahead...
Mo Isom's football legacy will always be that she made two 50 yard field goals during her tryout for Les Miles and his LSU Tigers football team. Unfortunately, the LSU Tigers do not fully comprehends the art of field goal kicking enough to give this female a chance. She's not giving up on her goal, but Les Miles has already told her to stick to making them, on the soccer...
Turns out there's more to being a football kicker than just, you know, kicking. Former LSU soccer goalie and homecoming queen Mo Isom was trying out to be a kickoff specialist for the school's football team, but didn't make the cut after two weeks of tryouts. According to coach Les Miles, it's not that she didn't have the leg for it -- it's just that he wasn...
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