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Saturday Night Slant:
Yes, the players voted and voted to allow him back on the team. I've seen national outlets now bury Miles for hiding behind his team, for letting players make his decisions, etc. Do these people think Les Miles would have let the team vote to allow Hill back on if he hadn't already come to a decision on the issue beforehand?
Of course he knew the team would allow him back. To get to that point, though, Miles had to decide himself that Hill should be allowed back on the team. We still don't know if Hill will be suspended for no games, one game, or multiple games. It's not as if Miles decided, "Hey. I don't feel like putting the guys out and disciplining a player myself. I'll just let a group of 18-21 year old kids who only want to win make my decisions."
Miles is a players coach first, this is not news to anyone who follows LSU. That does not mean he lets players run rampant in his program. He believes in giving guys multiple chances to right...
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Les Miles met with the media Thursday to discuss how the Tigers are looking through four days of Fall Camp. He shed some light on injuries to Vadal Alexander and DeSean Smith, and also commented again on the Jeremy Hill situation.
TCU coach Gary Patterson did not pull punches, calling out LSU's Les Miles for allowing players to vote on the reinstatement of running back Jeremy Hill.
TCU coach Gary Patterson is making things interesting before his team's season-opening game against LSU. He took a shot at Tigers coach Les Miles.
TCU coach Gary Patterson may or may not face running back Jeremy Hill when his Horned Frogs clash with LSU on Aug. 31. Regardless, he's clearly not in favor of Hill being allowed the chance to play.
According to the Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, Patterson was somewhat dismissive of LSU coach Les Miles' decision to reinstate Hill.
According to the Times-Picayune, Miles said...
Rarely do we see college football coaches getting into one another’s business, which makes TCU coach Gary Patterson’s comments on Les Miles’ decision to reinstate bar-fightin’ running back Jeremy Hill for the season opener between the Horned Frogs and Tigers slightly refreshing even if some may seem them as out of line.
Well, technically it wasn’t Miles’ decision —...
TCU head coach Gary Patterson is not feeling the way LSU head coach Les Miles handles disciplinary actions for his team, and Patterson had no problem taking a shot at Miles in the process.
According to Saturday’s Down South, Patterson was asked about Miles taking a team vote to allow stud running back Jeremy Hill back on the team.
Reporters then asked Patterson about the idea...
Last month, video surfaced of LSU running back Jeremy Hill coldcocking a man outside of a Baton Rouge bar — he was so thrilled with himself that he high-fived a friend after the man was knocked unconscious.
Earlier this week, LSU head coach Les Miles left it up to the team decided whether Hill should be allowed back on the team — of course, they voted to...
Get your popcorn ready: The season opener between TCU and LSU on Aug. 31 in AT&T Stadium just got a lot more interesting.
On Tuesday, LSU head coach Les Miles reinstated star running back Jeremy Hill to the football team by team vote after Hill pleaded guilty to misdemeanor simple battery for sucker punching a man outside a Baton Rouge bar in April . He was already on probation...
LSU starting left guard Josh Williford has reportedly suffered another concussion, this one in a Thursday morning practice.
According to the Times-Picayune, the injury could be career-threatening for the player, who missed the final seven games of 2012 with a concussion as well. Citing a "source close to the program," the report says the 6-foot-7, 334-pound senior was...
Earlier this week, TCU head football coach Gary Patterson made a comment regarding player suspension during his post-practice interview. The way it came across, it seemed like he was taking shots at LSU and head football coach Les Miles after his decision to let the team vote running back Jeremy Hill back on the squad.
But according to Patterson, that wasn’t his intention. He...
Don’t expect Gary Patterson to be putting any player suspensions up for a team vote as LSU recently did with their best running back, Jeremy Hill. Hill had been suspended from the team after pleading guilty to misdemeanor battery which was a violation of his probation he was already serving. TCU happens to play LSU on August 31st in the season opener for both teams. The issued...
DJ Welter may have been a surprising choice to replace Kevin Minter as LSU's starting middle linebacker. But he's doing his part to earn that spot, and he's hoping 2013 becomes a breakout season for him.
LSU's starting left guard, Josh Williford, suffered a potentially career-ending concussion at Thursday's practice, according to Scott Rabalais of The Advocate.
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Move over, Packers and Texans — college football is taking over your homes. According to Jim Kleinpeter of nola.com, the Wisconsin Badgers and LSU Tigers are currently finalizing a two-game series with one game to be played at Reliant Stadium in 2014, and then the other at Lambeau Field 2016.
According to LSU’s associate athletic...