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(AP) - After a brief health scare sent Les Miles to a hospital, the LSU coach returned to practice Monday afternoon and then announced that sophomore Brandon Harris would start at quarterback for the 14th-ranked Tigers in Saturday night's season opener against McNeese State. Harris has been competing with last year's starter, junior Anthony Jennings, throughout the August camp. Miles...
Via AP on Fox
17 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Toughest Games on Oklahoma State's College Football Schedule in 2015

When Les Miles left Oklahoma State for LSU in 2005, Mike Gundy returned to Stillwater to take the reins. Gundy’s tenure at his alma mater has...
Via Athlon Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Coffee a main factor in Miles' hospital visit Monday

After Monday's press conference was cancelled, it was revealed LSU head coach Les Miles had a brief stint in a local hospital. There were no specifics as to why Miles entered the hospital. LSU athletic director Joe Alleva deemed Miles as being "a little bit under the weather." The culprit of Miles' illness: coffee. "Rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated," said Miles...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU sports digest: Les Miles is OK and Brandon Harris is the starter

Game week is always a hectic time around LSU football, and opening week is always a bit of a different animal. Monday proved to fill that description very well as a wave of news - expected and otherwise -- hit...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
3 hours ago

LSU's Brandon Harris is the starter, so now what? Chat with beat writer Jim Kleinpeter Tuesday, noon

Les Miles didn't make LSU fans wait after all. He named Brandon Harris the starter for Saturday's season opener with McNeese State in Tiger Stadium. Maybe it was all that coffee Les drank Monday, which led him to an unplanned trip...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
4 hours ago

LSU Head Coach Les Miles Taken to Local Hospital Monday Morning

The early strain of another season in the SEC West is already taking a toll on the LSU coaching staff after head coach Les Miles was reportedly...
Via Athlon Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

SEC: Les Miles’ coffee scare; Georgia names a quarterback

SEC notes and links for Tuesday: Coffee sends Les Miles to the hospital. Yes, you read that correctly. The LSU head coach drove himself to the hospital on Monday for what he said was a coffee problem. “Rumors of my demise … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
6 hours ago

Back from hospital, LSU's Miles projects Harris as starter

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- After a brief health scare sent Les Miles to a hospital, the LSU coach returned to practice Monday afternoon and then announced that sophomore Brandon Harris would start at quarterback in Saturday night's season opener against McNeese State. Harris has been competing with last year's starter, junior Anthony Jennings, throughout the August camp. Miles did...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Back from hospital, LSU's Miles projects Harris as starter

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- After a brief health scare sent Les Miles to a hospital, the LSU coach returned to practice Monday afternoon and then announced that sophomore Brandon Harris would start at quarterback in Saturday night's season opener against McNeese State. Harris has been competing with last year's starter, junior Anthony Jennings, throughout the August camp. Miles did...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU to start sophomore Brandon Harris at QB

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU coach Les Miles says he expects sophomore Brandon Harris to start at quarterback for the 14th-ranked Tigers in their season opener against McNeese State on Saturday. Miles, who met with reporters after practice Monday evening, says he is keeping the quarterback competition open through the end of the week and won't rule out playing Anthony Jennings, but says...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU Head Coach Les Miles Extends Offer To His Son

When a school wants a player, they sometimes put on a full-court press to convince the player to play for them. Visits to the family and invitations to tour the school are just some of the things programs do to try to get a player to commit. But to get one 2017 fullback, LSU probably didn’t have to do much. Breaking: #LSU extends an offer to 2017 Catholic FB Ben Miles, son of...
Via Gamedayr
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU extends offer to Cathoilc High fullback Ben Miles, son of Les Miles

LSU has extended an offer to 2017 Catholic High fullback Ben Miles, son of LSU head coach Les Miles. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound fullback received the news on his birthday, which served as quite the present, although it came from LSU...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
16 hours ago

LSU coach Les Miles talks Brandon Harris as starter | Video

LSU coach Les Miles talks to the media Monday.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
17 hours ago

Reports: Les Miles Has Extended An Offer To His Son, A 2017 Fullback Recruit

Les Miles didn’t have to look far to extend a scholarship to the 2017 fullback recruit he offered tonight. That’s because that prospect was Ben Miles, his own son.  Multiple reporters confirmed that the younger Miles received his offer tonight.  Breaking: #LSU extends an offer to 2017 Catholic FB Ben Miles, son of Les Miles — Jimmy D Smith (@JimmyDetail) September 1, 2015...
Via College Spun
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU coach Les Miles talks about his trip to the hospital | Video

LSU coach Les Miles talks to reporters after Monday's practice.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
17 hours ago

LSU names Brandon Harris starting quarterback

Another day, another quarterback competition decided. The LSU Tigers were the most recent team to name their starter at quarterback for at least the first game of the 2015 season. According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, head coach Les Miles named true sophomore Brandon Harris the starting quarterback for the team’s opening game against McNeese State. Harris had been in a battle with...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU names Brandon Harris as their starting QB

The long offseason competition is over, as LSU names sophomore Brandon Harris their starting quarterback. Les Miles announced the decision during his Monday press conference following the team's Monday practice.  “Brandon Harris, he’s throwing the ball more accurately,” Miles said. “He’s done everything we’ve asked him to do.” Junior Anthony Jennings will likely see...
Via Fox Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU coach Les Miles has scare Monday, season opener Saturday | Vlog

LSU beat writer Jim Kleinpeter and columnist Ron Higgins break down an out-of-ordinary Monday.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
21 hours ago

LSU coach Les Miles goes to hospital after not feeling well

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) LSU coach Les Miles is back at the team's football facilities following a trip to the hospital Monday morning after not feeling well. ''Coach Miles was a little bit under the weather this morning in his office,'' athletic director Joe Alleva said. ''He went down to see the trainers and they told him it would be best for him to go to the hospital. They wanted...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles visits hospital for "precautionary" reasons.

Les Miles. Image via YouTube. LSU head coach Les Miles missed his scheduled Monday press conference after going to the hospital for "precautionary" reasons.LSU athletic director Joe Alleva replaced Miles at the press conference, and explained the reasons for the coach's hospital visit."Obviously Coach Miles is not here," Alleva said. "He's a little bit under the weather. He was...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU cancels news conference as Les Miles taken to the hospital

LSU abruptly cancelled Monday's scheduled football news conference without publicly stating the reasoning behind the move. Soon after, the team released this statement via their official Twitter: That statement was followed by this one from LSU athletic director Joe Alleva: The Tigers are currently preparing for the season opener Saturday against McNeese State. Hopefully, Les Miles...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU Head Coach Checks Into Hospital For Precautionary Reasons

A scary moment for LSU head football coach Les Miles this morning, as he was taken to a local hospital on the advice of trainers within the program. Athletic director Joe Alleva made the announcement during what was Miles’ scheduled time to speak with the media Monday afternoon: Video The best news out of all that is that Miles returning for practice in the afternoon means it was...
Via Gamedayr
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles went to hospital for ‘precautionary reasons’

LSU coach Les Miles missed his afternoon press conference today because he checked himself into the hospital this morning for what AD Joe Alleva called “precautionary reasons.” Alleva’s announcement was subsequently reported by Shea Dixon of 247 Sports and Ed Daniels of WGNO New Orleans. Les Miles has gone to the hospital for precautionary reasons. Per #LSU AD Joe Alleva....
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LSU AD Joe Alleva: Les Miles 'under the weather' | Video

LSU AD Joe Alleva addresses the media Monday.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

Les Miles admitted to hospital for 'precautionary reasons'

LSU head coach Les Miles never showed for his afternoon press conference Monday, but apparently it was for good reason. According to school AD Joe Alleva, Miles checked himself into the hospital this morning for “precautionary reasons” after feeling under the weather. He will, however, be at practice this afternoon, and he will speak afterwards. Les Miles has gone to the hospital...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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