The Most Powerful Man in College Athletics

OUTKICK CLASSIC: My profile of SEC Commissioner Mike Slive from August of 2010 This initially ran as a four part series on FanHouse. ... Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive, the most powerful man in college sports, can't find an empty room at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham, Ala. It's Friday, a couple of minutes after noon, and the SEC's media days will be officially...
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LSU Tigers 2015 Preview and Prediction

LSU owns one of the nation’s most talented rosters, but key question marks remain for Les Miles’ team in 2015. Will the offense take a...
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Here's Why Everett Golson Should Choose LSU

Everett Golson is going to make his decision on which school he will be transfering to on Monday, and all signs point to Florida State. But are Jimbo Fisher and the Seminoles the right choice? Golson should strongly consider Les Miles and the Tigers instead. For a couple of years now, LSU has been a solid quarterback away from making a national title run. Golson would be the answer...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU coach Les Miles said physical play still wins football games: Podcast

Tigers coach likes choice of former LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. as Madden 16 NFL Cover Star
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9 days ago

LSU Building $85 Million Lazy River Despite Financial Woes

For a school that apparently has no money and is on the verge of bankruptcy, LSU surely seems to have enough for frivolous luxuries. In this case, it’s an $85 million lazy river in the shape of the school’s athletic logo. Victor Skinner of EAG News reported the story on said investment, which would also include the revamping of the school’s cardio and fitness center, a sun...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Could LSU finish last in the SEC West?

We love Les Miles. We do. The grass-eating, kiss-you-all-on-the-mouth maverick coach pulls two or three results out his butt every year (and also loses a couple of games like that too!), loses talent every year, and still keeps LSU competitive. He's a miracle worker in a place where miracles are much talked-about, because 13-0 is expected. And if not, he's the most hated coach in...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

No bad blood? Les Miles plans to root for former coach John Chavis

Despite the fact LSU and their former defensive coordinator John Chavis, now at division rival Texas A&M, are locked into a heated legal battle over his sudden departure from the team last December, his former boss Les Miles had some kind words for his old colleague.Miles recently spoke to NOLA regarding his feelings on the situation."I root for John Chavis. John Chavis gave...
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Miles: Leonard Fournette is 'Lighter, faster, stronger'

The last time Leonard Fournette was seen in a game that counted for the LSU Tigers, the freshman sensation rushed 11 times for 143 yards and two touchdows. Oh, he also returned two kicks for 121 yards and another touchdown.In total, Fournette rushed for 1034 yards and 10 touchdowns on the ground in his first season for LSU.Is it possible that Fournette has only begun to reach his...
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Les Miles Says Leonard Fournette Is “Lighter, Faster, Stronger”

Even as a freshman, LSU running back Leonard Fournette was a total specimen. How high is the Tiger star’s ceiling? ESPN’s Sam Khan Jr. caught up with head coach Les Miles, who discussed Fournette’s off-season development. Caught up w/LSU coach Les Miles earlier before a TigerTour stop in Houston. He said Leonard Fournette is “lighter, faster, stronger.” Scary. — Sam...
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Les Miles comments on quarterback situation

LSU Tigers head coach Les Miles recently spoke about his team’s current quarterback situation with Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris. Will there be a two-quarterback system in place again or will one of the men be able to distance himself from the competition to become the clear-cut starter in Baton Rouge? Miles said that he would like for one of the quarterbacks to distance...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles Comments On LSU’s QB Competition, Says It’s Possible He’ll Play 2 QBs

Last fall, two players split time at quarterback for LSU: Anthony Jennings and Brandon Harris. Will the Tigers’ quarterback system be any different in 2015? Maybe.  This morning, LSU coach Les Miles commented on the Tigers’ QB situation. Miles would like to have “a starter, the guy” but said it’s possible he’ll play both Jennings and Harris this season.  Jennings, a...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh is worth more than Michigan could ever pay

When it was announced that Jim Harbaugh would be the next head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, the folks in Ann Arbor were obviously ecstatic. But Wolverine fans have good reason to be more than just ecstatic about their new coach… elated, jubilant, euphoric maybe? All of the above and more. The hiring of Jim Harbaugh is a program saving move for Michigan, and that’s not...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles: La’el Collins deserves to get paid

Before La’el Collins inked a deal with the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, his former coach threw support behind him publicly. LSU coach Les Miles, who lobbied for Collins to be allowed to enter the supplemental draft in July, said he wanted to see the offensive lineman get paid. “What I would like to see is...Read More
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Alabama Fan Took A Hilarious Photo With LSU’s Les Miles

Les Miles is in attendance for the SEC Softball Tournament on Thursday. The LSU head coach apparently has a big supporter in the form of this Crimson Tide fan: i enjoyed this more than he did 😱 pic.twitter.com/ZqCgEDd2Vq — Emily Pitek (@emilypitek) May 7, 2015 The post Alabama Fan Took A Hilarious Photo With LSU’s Les Miles appeared first on Diehardsport.
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LSU coach Les Miles' five best DBs drafted by the NFL

LSU coach Les Miles has 13 first-round NFL draft choices in his first eight drafts, and no position has been more productive than defensive backs. The Tigers have had four first round DBs under Miles - LaRon Landry in 2006, Patrick Peterson in 2011, Morris Claiborne in 2012 and Eric Reed in 2013. Overall, Miles has had 12 defensive backs drafted including eight in the first three...
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25 days ago

LSU's best recruiting gems in the Les Miles era

Les Miles has a reputation as a great recruiter, with his Tigers annually involved for the best recruiting class not only in the SEC but the entire nation. But recruiting rankings are based mainly on the high profile players signed by a school and rarely account for the developmental prospects brought into a program. NOLA.com recently published a column ranking the top eight finds...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 6 LSU defensive linemen in the NFL Draft under Les Miles

From the time LSU coach Les Miles arrived in January of 2005, defense has been at the heart of the Tigers' most successful seasons. And depending on which year you focus on, the nicknames 'D-Line U' and 'DBU' have been tossed around regularly. That's not by accident on either account.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
26 days ago

LSU's best quarterbacks under Les Miles taken in the NFL draft

Probably the weakest of all positions that LSU has contributed to the NFL under Les Miles, Miles had have had just three quarterbacks drafted including a No. 1 overall pick that was a huge bust. In its history, LSU has had 13 quarterbacks drafted by the NFL, including first-round picks Y.A. Tittle (1948), Bert Jones (1973) and JaMarcus Russell (2007). Tittle and Jones went to have...
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28 days ago

Former LSU DC John Chavis says Texas A&M 'best thing for me' in ESPN.com profile

Says he still had "great relationship" with LSU coach Les Miles.
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April 13, 2015

Buy This LSU Tailgate Bus (w/ Bunk Beds) — $15,599

Are you a resident of the finest state in America, Louisiana? If so, then you must be damn proud that Les Miles is the coach of your LSU Tigers, telling off recruits who don’t want to play in Louisiana and such. However, Les can’t carry that southern attitude himself, which is why you need to go next level by purchasing this badass LSU tailgate bus. Deets from the seller: ...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU coach Les Miles said the pass rush was improved in scrimmage | Video

LSU coach Les Miles talks to the media after Saturday's scrimmage.
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March 28, 2015

LSU coach Les Miles said offense had its best day at scrimmage | Video

LSU coach Les Miles talks tot he media after Saturday's spring scrimmage.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
March 28, 2015

LSU's Les Miles dishes on St. Patrick's Day with another 'Lesism'

Miles said he will spend Tuesday "securing improvement" for the LSU football team.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
March 16, 2015

Video: Les Miles Surprised A 15-Year-Old LSU Fan Battling Cancer With A Phone Call, Box Seats At Tiger Stadium

Sid Ortis, a 15-year-old Alabama resident battling cancer, received a surprise phone call Friday night. On the other end of the phone was Les Miles, the head coach of Ortis’ favorite college football team, the LSU Tigers.  For roughly 15 minutes, Miles and Ortis talked about everything from the meaning of life to the Tigers’ expectations next fall. Ortis’ parents aren’t...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star 2016 S Cameron Lewis Commits To LSU

The best safety in Louisiana will be playing his college football in-state.  Cameron Lewis, a four-star defensive back in the 2016 class out of Monroe, La., announced this morning that he has committed to LSU.  Lewis, a 6-foot-1, 195-pound safety, is ranked the No. 13 player nationally at his position by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  2016 four-star safety Cam Lewis has committed...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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