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Video: Patrick Peterson Takes A Selfie With Les Miles Following LSU’s Win

Before Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson was putting together All-Pro level seasons and signing contracts for $70 million, he was just a student at LSU hoping to make it to the big leagues. Saturday night, Peterson was on-hand to support his Tigers as they faced Wisconsin in the Texas Kickoff Classic. After the contest, which LSU pulled out despite trailing 24-7 at one...
Via College Spun
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Read and React: Lucky Les Miles Returns, Melvin Gordon Disappears in LSU Win

Credit LSU for following the script.The Tigers fell behind in the first half, rolled the dice successfully on a trick play and then let its plug-and...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Les is Less for Wisconsin

On Twitter @TheCoachBart There was a point in the second half, with roughly six minutes to go, and Wisconsin got a first down, trailing 28-24. The camera shot to a jubilant woman wearing a Wisconsin jersey and a slice of cheese for a hat trying to find someone, anyone to high-five her in a sea of purple and gold. Next to her was what was either her boyfriend or husband, who limp...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Les is Less for Wisconsin

On Twitter @TheCoachBart There was a point in the second half, with roughly six minutes to go, and Wisconsin got a first down, trailing 28-24. The camera shot to a jubilant woman wearing a Wisconsin jersey and a slice of cheese for a hat trying to find someone, anyone to high-five her in a sea of purple and gold. Next to her was what was either her boyfriend or husband, who limp...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LSU names Anthony Jennings their opening day starter vs Wisconsin

The Times-Picayune is reporting that LSU has named Sophomore Anthony Jennings their opening day starter vs Wisconsin. The 6-foot 2, 216-pound from Marietta, Georgia edged out talented 6-foot 3 Freshman Brandon Harris and according to head coach Les Miles, both young men will see action against this Saturday. Jennings brings more experience than Harris as he played in nine games for...
Via NCAA Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LSU’s Starting QB Will Be Anthony Jennings

  Les Miles has been coy about who his starting QB will be when the Tigers open up against Wisconsin tomorrow night in Houston. It looks like we have found out who it will be per the Times-Pacayune: “Jennings will start at quarterback for the Tigers in their season opening game against Wisconsin here Saturday” Jennings got valuable playing time last year but did have his struggles...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Improving upon Les Miles' grammar a college assignment

Translating Les Miles' grammar is part of an assignment at LSU, because college is the best.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

It Might Not Happen, But Les Miles to Texas Does Make Sense

(Photo Courtesy: USA Today) So by now, most of you probably know that I’m no longer a full-time sports writer (I instead write for a sports TV show). However, as they say “A leopard can’t change its spots” and quite often, I dip back into my past, and stay in touch with several people that I came to be friends with in the business. Mostly it’s because I genuinely like...
Via Aaron Torres Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles jokes LSU will play two quarterbacks at the same time

Tired of being asked about the team’s starting quarterback, LSU head coach Les Miles told SiriusXM he plans to play both at the same time (Credit: The Advocate/Bill Feig) During this time of the summer, some college football coaches get tired of being asked who will be the team’s starting quarterback. While some coaches, like Alabama’s Nick Saban, get angry at the media about...
Via Down and Distance
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles’ Plan To Reveal Starting Quarterback Is Why He’s The Mad Hatter

Les Miles' plan to reveal LSU's starting quarterback for 2014 is why he's the Mad Hatter.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles Jokes About Quarterback Situation, Says That Both Will Play At The Same Time

LSU is one of a few big time college programs that have uncertainty at the quarterback position, and it seems like he’s a bit tired of answering the same questions about the battle between Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris. Instead of getting testy with reporters about the quarterback spot like his fellow SEC West coach Nick Saban, Miles has resorted to humor to get through his...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles writes fantastic love letter to LSU

Les Miles penned the perfect love letter to Baton Rouge and LSU in Wednesday's Huffington Post.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles writes love letter to Baton Rouge

Les Miles became the head football coach at LSU in 2005. Ever since then, the team has been wildly successful, as Miles has compiled a 95-24 record with the Tigers, including a 6-3 record in bowl games and a national championship in 2007. Long story short, the city of Baton Rouge has been good to Miles. In an attempt to show his appreciation to the city where Miles has established...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU’s Les Miles Called A Communications Director ‘Bae’ During The SEC Teleconference

Les Miles is coming for you, Kliff Kingsbury.  College football’s hippest coach, with his designer sunglasses, suave dance moves and GQ haircut, apparently has some competition in the cool department from the LSU coach.  Today is the SEC coaches teleconference. Miles was first up, and he began his appearance by calling Chuck Dunlap, the communications director and primary contact...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Coach Derek Mason Says He’s Not Going To Pull A Les Miles During Vanderbilt’s First Game

For 19 years, Derek Mason was an assistant coach. Thursday, Mason will coach a regular season game for the first time as a head man.  The Vanderbilt coach, who spent the last four years at Stanford before taking over for James Franklin in Nashville, will lead the Commodores Thusrday as they open the season against Temple.  How will Mason respond to his first time on the field as...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Final Preseason Depth Chart Released

Yesterday, the final depth chart before the season begins was released to the media. Of surprises, it included little. Anthony Jennings is still listed at the top of the QB list, but now Brandon Harris has an “or” near him, but we knew all along both would play to start the season. Quentin Thomas is now listed as an “or” alongside Frank Herron at the DT spot next to the other...
Via Saturday Night Slant
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles says LSU will open with two quarterbacks vs. Wisconsin

  Unless LSU coach Les Miles is being coy, he's having a hard time settling on a No. 1 quarterback. So with the 13th-ranked Tigers opening the 2014 season this Saturday in Houston against No. 14 Wisconsin, Miles said Monday that he'll play two quarterbacks: Sophomore Anthony Jennings and freshman Brandon Harris. ''Our team understands that we have talented quarterbacks...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five must-watch college football games in Week 1

Finally! You can breathe a sigh of relief as the 2014 college football season is now upon us and opening kickoff is just a few short days away. Since it’s been more than six months since we’ve last seen action on the college football gridiron, any game on television will be welcomed into your home. But not all football games will carry the same weight in the opening week as...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Miles says No. 13 LSU will play 2 QBs vs Wisconsin

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) LSU coach Les Miles says sophomore quarterback Anthony Jennings and freshman quarterback Brandon Harris both will play in Saturday's season opener against Wisconsin. Miles says he has already decided which quarterback will start against the Badgers in Houston, but stressed that neither of the two QBs has yet proved they can provide the 13th-ranked Tigers...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles Says There’s No Reason For RB Leonard Fournette To Think About Winning The Heisman, Doesn’t Want To Compare Him To Anyone

Coming into 2014, you’d be hard pressed to find a freshman who has higher expectations than LSU running back Leonard Fournette. He’s a freak of nature who is expected to contribute immediately and has 33/1 odds to win the Heisman Trophy, which you rarely see for a true freshman. For Tigers’ head coach Les Miles, these expectations are a bit much, and he doesn’t want his star...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: LSU’s New Team Room Has A Purple-And-Gold College Football Playoff Bracket

Earlier Friday, we showed you some photos and a short video of LSU’s locker room renovations – part of a project that will also increase Tiger Stadium’s capacity to over 100,000 on game days. But there’s apparently a bit more that wasn’t originally revealed. There are a number of signs in the Tigers’ team room, including a purple-and-gold bracket for the inaugural College...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Check Out LSU Football’s Renovated Locker Room, It’s Awesome

The LSU football program will be playing in a renovated Tiger Stadium this fall. Capacity has been increased to 100,000 and major upgrades have been made throughout the facility.  One area of the stadium, the Tigers’ locker room, has received a serious improvement. Les Miles and his team toured their new home today.  Check out LSU’s awesome new locker room:  Quick glance...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles cannot fathom playoffs without SEC team

The post Les Miles cannot fathom playoffs without SEC team appeared first on NCAA Football Zone.
Via NCAA Football Zone
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: LSU’s Les Miles Is ‘The Tiger Whisperer’

Les Miles is a great college football coach, an occasional eater of grass, and, apparently, a calming presence to one of nature’s most dangerous animals.  This morning, the LSU football coach paid a visit to Mike the Tiger, the official living bengal tiger mascot of Miles’ program.  Of course, the tiger swam right up to Miles when he saw him.  Mike had a visitor this morning...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU Players Help Freshmen With Move

LSU freshmen got a little help moving into dorms this week from none other than the players on the nation's 13th ranked football team. Les Miles' guys hit the pavement Wednesday to help incoming students carry bedspreads, books, backpacks and much more. And this wasn't just the bench players who were helping out. Quarterback Brandon Harris, who is competing for the starting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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