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LES MILES RUMORS & GOSSIP

4-Star Louisiana Defensive End Chris Allen Has Alabama On Top After Visit

LSU absolutely cleaned up in-state during the 2016 recruiting cycle, leading the Tigers to a top three finish in 247Sports’ team rankings. Les Miles has his work cut out for him, however, as Alabama continues to sign No. 1 classes. Now, Nick Saban is looking to poach some of the best players out of his former team’s backyard. Four-star defensive end Chris Allen, a Baton Rouge...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU’s Les Miles Explains Interesting Origin Behind Eating Grass Before Games

If you’ve ever watched or attended a LSU Tigers football game, you’ve seen the rather interesting moment when head coach Les Miles picks up a piece of grass off the ground and put it in his mouth for a taste. It’s something that makes people scratch their heads wondering one simple thing: why? During National Signing Day, Miles was interviewed about the class that LSU signed...
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU adds depth to veteran squad with top-5 rated class

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Tigers coach Les Miles was not necessarily seeking immediate help from the 2016 recruiting class, not with up to 18 starters returning from last season's 9-3 LSU team, Still, there could be a number of players contributing sooner than later among the 23 new signees who formally committed to LSU on Wednesday. ''You look at the veteran team we have coming...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Les Miles Shouts Out Holly Rowe

Whether or not you’re a fan of LSU, it’s hard not to love Tigers coach Les Miles. Wednesday, Miles, during one of the most important days of the year for his program, took a few moments to shout out ESPN’s Holly Rowe, who is currently in a Utah hospital having a tumor removed from her chest. The network had announced the news yesterday. “I know you’re going to do a great...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Son of Les Miles gets scholarship offer from former RB coach at UTSA

The game of recruiting can offer fickle -- and sometimes ironic -- twists of fate. Ben Miles is the son of LSU head coach Les Miles. A 2017 fullback recruit, conventional wisdom states the younger Miles will opt to stay home and play his college ball for his father. However, that isn't stopping UTSA head coach Frank Wilson from going after the talented athlete. Wilson had been...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda to get hefty contract

LSU hired former Wisconsin defensive coordinator Dave Aranda three weeks ago to replace Kevin Steele. Aranda made a big change, but probably for good reason as he is reportedly getting a very flexible contract to do his thing for the Tigers. According to the Baton Rouge Advocate, LSU’s Board of Supervisors are meeting later this month to set up a three-year, $3.75 million contract...
Via Gamedayr
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Former LSU Star Jacob Hester Thinks The Tigers’ 2016 Recruiting Class Could Be An “All-Time” One

Les Miles is putting together quite a 2016 recruiting class. LSU’s ’16 crop currently includes 21 commitments, 17 of which are four-stars.  The Tigers probably aren’t done yet, too. LSU currently trails Ohio State on most recruiting sites, but if Miles’ team has the type of finish most analysts are expecting them to, Baton Rouge, La. should be home to the country’s No...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU officials knew source of Les Miles leak

    LSU undoubtedly has regrets about the way the Les Miles situation was handled over the last several weeks. Had it not been for an obvious leak when the athletic department was mulling over Miles’ future, a good portion of the media storm could have been avoided. LSU officials know where that leak came from. In a public records request, WVUE in New Orleans obtained roughly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Les Miles’ job stayed safe thanks to money and friends in high places?

At this time last week, LSU head coach Les Miles was a dead man walking, at least that was the reported narrative. However, it never happened and we apparently now know exactly why Miles isn’t gone at LSU. According to a report from The Advocate, Miles was as good as gone early last week, with people from LSU meeting with ex-assistant and current Florida State head coach Jimbo...
Via The Comeback
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: LSU AD announces Les Miles will remain as coach

There was rampant speculation this week that LSU would be relieving head coach Les Miles of his duties following this weekend’s game against Texas A&M. Well, that speculation turned out to be a false alarm. LSU AD Joe Alleva just confirmed to the media following the Tigers’ 19-7 victory that Miles will continue to serve as the program’s head coach.  #LSU AD Joe Alleva...
Via College Spun
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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