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There was a time when Columbus Day shutdown everything. Banks, mail, schools all took the day off. Back when everyone believed the story from first grade when they were first told that Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492…Read more →
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LSU Tigers coach Les Miles wants you to know that if you are Italian and like to explore, then Columbus Day is your day - but not St. Patty's Day.
Sometimes you really have to wonder if LSU Tigers head coach Les Miles is from this planet. I’ve never seen a coach give a “Happy Columbus Day” speech, let alone one as strange as this one.
Les Miles speaking, about anything, is something like an event.
People gather around. There's a build up. Les works the crowd, pacing himself until he finds the right time to deliver his quirky lines. You always come away entertained. You never leave feeling those minutes spent weren't worth it. He really ought to charge.
We saw it again last Saturday after LSU beat Florida...
One bad thing about Columbus Day being a holiday is that with many online sites taking the day off, you don't get to find out how your favorite college football personalities celebrated Columbus Day until the day after. Such is the case with LSU head football coach Les Miles, whose Columbus Day proclamation was alternating levels of awesomeness of awkwardness.
After the LSU Tigers battled to a 17-6 victory over the Florida Gators, Les Miles held his post game press conference and was unpredictable, as per usual. A reporter used a hammer and nail reference to explain LSU and Florida’s last few matchups and that set Miles off. The Mad Hatter did not appreciate the reporter referring to the losing team as the nail and absolutely destroyed...
LSU football coach Les Miles is an incredibly eccentric person. On Monday, we learned that holidays like Columbus Day bring out the best in people like Miles. Prior to his scheduled press conference, Miles took a few moments to wish everyone a happy Columbus Day. Since I literally have no idea what the hell he […]
LSU coach Les Miles met with the media after practice Wednesday to update the Tigers' preparations for Ole Miss. LSU is mostly healthy heading into the game this weekend, and the Tigers have spent plenty of time preparing for Rebel QB Bo Wallace.
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Well, this didn't take long. Some enterprising capitalist has taken LSU head football coach Les Miles' now-legendary Columbus Day pronouncement and turned it into a t-shirt. This "Ask me about Columbus Day" shirt is available on Skreened in assorted colors, but I suspect gold and purple will be the ones most selected...
LSU head coach Les Miles is back with another classic postgame soundbyte after the Tigers 17-6 win over #17 Florida on Saturday.
After the game, a reporter referenced last year's Florida win over LSU in the swamp and asked if LSU was a 'nail to Florida's hammer'. Miles' didn't take the question lightly and fired back.
We are never sure while the mail doesn't come on this day. It's a holiday? Really? Down at LSU, Miles reminded folks just why we pause to remember the guy who started the whole America thing.
God LSU Football Coach Les Miles is either intentionally or unintentionally one of the funniest college football coaches of all-time.
After beating Florida and explaining the irrelevance of a "Hammer and Nail" question on Saturday, Monday at his afternoon presser, Les shared a wish that so very few ever have---
Thank you sir and we hope you had a happy and healthy one....
LSU coach Les Miles always says he wants his team playing its best at "the back end" of the season, and hopes his Tigers are on that track.
For the second straight season, LSU put its back to the wall with an SEC road loss in October. And like last year, the Tigers have responded well through the middle of their schedule.
Now only one SEC contest - at Mississippi on Saturday...
Another week of LSU football begins Monday, and TSD has extensive coverage of the Tigers. We'll host a live team chat, beginning at 11:15 a.m., followed by streaming updates of Les Miles' weekly press luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Come inside for all the latest on LSU football.