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Crunch time: SEC teams relying on defense - again

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) It's the time of year when SEC teams seem to start flexing their defensive muscle. Offenses have deservingly garnered headlines in an age of spread offenses and run-it-up attacks, but the league that built its national championship run on defense has taken another step forward this season: 10 Southeastern Conference teams have allowed fewer yards this year...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LSU coach Les Miles talks about Terrence Magee's injury and Davon Godchaux's penalty troubles | Video

LSU coach Les Miles meets with the media after Tuesday's practice.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

QBs Gunner Kiel, Munchie Legaux both in play for Cincinnati at Tulane, report says

Many LSU fans might remember Kiel for how he rankled coach Les Miles for his change-of-mind regarding a commitment to play for the Tigers.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
2 days ago

Ridley’s College Football Rankings – Week Nine

In a weekend with mostly expected results, one game sticks out above the rest. Just like Les Miles had said in 2012, Death Valley truly is the place where opponents’ dreams come to die. This time those dreams belonged to Ole Miss. The Tigers smothered the Rebels offense, holding them to just 313 yards and seven points, despite the LSU offense turning the ball over four times. The...
Via Oregon Sports News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Picture: How LSU Tigers have become major players in SEC race

OK, so upon further review this just might not be such a down year for LSU after all. The Tigers, who earlier this month looked downright dreadful in a 41-7 loss at Auburn, reminded the rest of the college football world Saturday night that they are just as dangerous -- and as talented -- as ever.  Les Miles' extremely young squad overcame four turnovers and still beat No....
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU QB Anthony Jennings talks about giving Les Miles game ball, victory | Video

LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings talks to the media after the victory over Ole Miss.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
4 days ago

Latest Coaches’ Poll Released, Ole Miss Falls 6 Spots

Foreshadowing? Saturday night, we were once again reminded as to why the SEC West is considered by far to be the best division in college football. Ole Miss, entering the night with an undefeated record, a No. 3 ranking and a number of big-time wins, went into Baton Rouge to take on an LSU team with a 2-2 record in-conference and emerged with a loss. The Tigers won a sloppy contest...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss: Horrendous Clock Management Costs Rebels Win

You may never see worse end of game clock management than what the Ole Miss Rebels displayed in Saturday night’s 10-7 loss to LSU. Down by three with 9 seconds remaining, the Rebels sent out freshman kicker Gary Wunderlich to attempt a 42-yard field goal. However, before he got that chance, Ole Miss was penalized for a delay of game, pushing them back five-yards. (Yahoo)Hugh Freeze...
Via Standing O Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 9: LSU's upset over Ole Miss proves you never doubt Les Miles

The most notable takeaway from Saturday’s slate of college football games: Les Miles has still got it. The extraordinarily young Tigers have not looked like themselves for much of this season, getting dominated by Auburn and shredded by Mississippi State. They took a 2-2 SEC record into Saturday night’s showdown with No. 3 Ole Miss. So No. 24 LSU’s dramatic 10-7 upset of...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Outkick's Top Ten For Week 9 2014

All year we've heard from Ole Miss that bad Bo Wallace was a thing of the past. Turns out that was wishful thinking. In a wild ending that saw Hugh Freeze out Les Miles Les Miles, Ole Miss collapsed and joined the masses of top teams with one loss. Good luck ranking all these one loss football teams. Here we go:   1. Mississippi State The Bulldogs weren't perfect, but they...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU coach Les Miles talks about dealing with his mother's death and a huge LSU victory | Video

LSU coach Les Miles talks to the media after the Tigers' 10-7 victory against Ole Miss.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
4 days ago

LSU Remains LSU, and Ole Miss no longer remains unbeaten

On Twitter @TheCoachBart Follow TSS @TheStudentSect At some point in the night, Les Miles is going to go home, tap his pet cobra on the head, then go back behind the shed, find his burlap sack, and make sure he still has a little of that LSU black magic in it. It what will undoubtedly wind up as the most obtuse ending to a meaningful college football game this year, LSU did LSU things...
Via The Student Section
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU Remains LSU, and Ole Miss no longer remains unbeaten

On Twitter @TheCoachBart Follow TSS @TheStudentSect At some point in the night, Les Miles is going to go home, tap his pet cobra on the head, then go back behind the shed, find his burlap sack, and make sure he still has a little of that LSU black magic in it. It what will undoubtedly wind up as the most obtuse ending to a meaningful college football game this year, LSU did LSU things...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU coach Les Miles: 'I miss you Ma'

LSU coach Les Miles' gets game ball for victory against Ole Miss the night after his mother passes away
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
4 days ago

LSU knocks off No. 3 Ole Miss

Ole Miss entered Tiger Stadium this evening with an undefeated record and a No. 3 national ranking. It will leave Baton Rouge, La. with a loss.  LSU defeated the Rebels tonight in Death Valley, 10-7.  Les Miles’ program secured the victory with an interception of Bo Wallace with two seconds left. Ole Miss had the ball and was driving, and was set on attempting a 42-yard field...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles' halftime message was probably short: Ron's Half Wit

This might be one of the happier LSU home crowds of the year, even though the Tigers are trailing on the scoreboard. They know LSU is winning the physical battle up front on both sides of the ball.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
4 days ago

LSU coach Les Miles' mother dies at 91

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) LSU football coach Les Miles' mother has died. She was 91. University spokesman Michael Bonnette says Martha Miles, died Friday night, less than 24 hours before the No. 24 Tigers hosted third-ranked Mississippi. She was in an assisted living home, Martha Miles lived for many years in Elyria, Ohio, where Les Miles was raised before playing college football...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU football coach Les Miles' mother dies night before Tigers take on Ole Miss

The mother of LSU's head football coach Les Miles passed away Friday night, LSU football spokesman Michael Bonnette confirmed. Martha Miles, who was in her early 90s, had been recently suffering from various health issues leading to her death, Bonnette...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
4 days ago

Mother of LSU Tigers coach Les Miles passed away Friday evening

LSU's Les Miles has a big game to coach Saturday evening, as his No. 24 Tigers host No. 3 Ole Miss. If Miles' mind is elsewhere, though, everyone would understand. Miles' 91-year-old mother, Martha, passed away Friday evening. The school confirmed the death to the death to the Baton Rouge Advocate, but no cause of death was reported. Condolences to the Miles family and LSU.
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles Admits He Has Never Tried A Corndog

LSU head coach Les Miles admitted on College GameDay that he's never tried corndogs. What the what.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN GameDay analyst and former Michigan star Desmond Howard talks about LSU coach Les Miles

ESPN GameDay analyst and former Michigan Heisman Trophy winner talks about LSU coach and Michigan alum Les Miles, as well as Michigan's current woes
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
5 days ago

Les Miles disagrees with Katy Perry’s joke that LSU fans smell like corn dogs

When Katy Perry made her much ballyhooed, critically acclaimed appearance as celebrity guest picker on “College GameDay” a few weeks back, she cracked a joke about how LSU Tigers fans smell like corn dogs. Apparently, this is something of a long-running SEC joke. According to LSU Super Fan, there is an entire back story about...Read More The post Les Miles disagrees with Katy...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Les Miles Calls Out Kirk Herbstreit For Picking Against LSU, Would Take Shaq As College GameDay Guest Picker

LSU hosts College GameDay this weekend for its match-up with No. 3 Ole Miss, and speculation is rampant as to who the guest picker will be. When asked about the show, head coach Les Miles took the opportunity to call out those who have incorrectly picked against LSU in the past, including ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit. #LSU‘s Les Miles tweaks Kirk: “Herbstreit made a wrong pick....
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles Fires Back At Katy Perry About LSU Corndogs Joke

ESPN’s College GameDay is headed to Baton Rouge this week to cover LSU’s big-time matchup with Ole Miss, and you can bet that the network will not be picking pop superstar Katy Perry as its celebrity guest picker. Perry, if you remember, poked fun at Tigers fans for smelling like corn dogs - which until her GameDay appearance, had been more of an SEC inside joke. Either way...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU is Rebuilding, But Les Miles is Still Awesome

Sure, LSU is a disappointing 2-2 in SEC play through two months, but just because reporters are looking ahead to 2015 doesn't mean The Mad Hatter has to...God I love that man.
Via Double Coverage Football
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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