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College Football 2015:Is Les Miles on the Hot Seat?

Shortly before the December holidays, LSU head coach Les Miles gave Tigers fans and the athletic department an early Christmas gift.After consideration for a second time, he would not be leaving the university to go to Michigan. The flirtation had been on everyone’s mind, including the media that appeared to be pushing for the move, mainly because Miles had discussed it before...
Via Football Nation
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU Charged With Recruiting Violations Because a Commit Changed His Mind

Les Miles is probably not in a good mood. His program was hit with a recruiting violation, but it wasn't his fault nor the fault of anyone on his staff. It's because the NCAA knows there is a hole in the rules, but rather than do something about it the NCAA just warns teams of the possibility of a violation should a certain scenario develop.Sure enough, that scenario developed for...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LSU Has A Walk-On QB On Its Roster Whose First Name Is “Tiger”

A walk-on quarterback recently added to LSU’s roster is probably the most-appropriately named player in the history of the program.  Meet Tiger Scheyd, a 6-foot, 179-pound redshirt freshman QB who became a member of Les Miles’ program this spring.  Scheyd is surely deserving of his spot on the roster, but even if he’s not, his first name alone is reason enough to become a...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

CFB AM: Les Miles gave LSU fans the best pre-spring practice gift

To all LSU fans waiting patiently for spring practice to open up on March 7, here's a gift from Les Miles: You just stole the No. 1 player in the state of Florida away from the rest of the SEC. On Tuesday, the Tigers officially got the state of Florida's best player in the Class of 2016 to commit to LSU. Five-star cornerback Saivion Smith --€“ superb name -- chose LSU over UF,...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Les Miles, North Texas, Ed Orgeron, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Friday the 13th edition.  LSU takes Georgia's Ball.LSU hire Georgia wide receivers coach Tony Ball as its new WR coach. (College Spun)Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?Barrett Steele explains how LSU head coach Les Miles' choice of starting quarterback for the Tigers could affect whether he keeps his job or not in Baton Rouge. (Bleacher Report)North...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LSU Expected To Hire Georgia WRs Coach To Same Position

LSU is reportedly filling a position on its staff at the expense of one of its SEC opponents.  According to a report by 247 Sports, the Tigers are on the verge of officially hiring Georgia wide receivers coach Tony Ball to the same position. LSU’s wide receivers coach, Adam Henry, departed Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday for a job with the San Francisco 49ers. Les Miles was reportedly...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Les Miles Targeting 17-Year NFL Wideout To Be His WRs Coach At LSU

The LSU football program has produced some very good wide receivers in recent seasons – Odell Beckham Jr., Dwayne Bowe, Brandon Lafell, etc. – but the Tigers could soon become even better at developing wideout talent.  According to a report by NOLA.com, Les Miles is targeting former NFL wide receiver Keenan McCardell for the vacant wide receivers coach position on his LSU staff...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles Cheers on LSU Basketball From Student Section

Les Miles decided to join the students in cheering for the Tigers on Tuesday night against Kentucky. Students and fans alike loved it.
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Les Miles Is In LSU’s Student Section For Tonight’s Game vs. Kentucky

Tonight’s home game against Kentucky is the biggest in years for LSU basketball, so it should come as no surprise that members of other LSU programs are out to support the Tigers. Few on campus are as beloved as head football coach Les Miles, and tonight the “Mad Hatter” is watching the game from the wild LSU student section. There’s a new, really popular student in the...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles impressed with LSU gymnast using his clap in routine

LSU football coach Les Miles is known for his antics at a news conference and on the sideline, and it's helping the Tigers also become one of the nation's elite in gymnastics.  Senior women's gymnast Lloimincia Hall has incorporated Miles' signature hand clap into her floor routine this season.  Miles went to see it for himself and was impressed by her technique.  "You are on...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
20 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU Gymnast Honors Les Miles With ‘Grass Eating’ Routine

An LSU gymnast honored Les Miles with a grass eating routine in front of the head coach.
Via Gamedayr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Audible: How Les Miles pitches out-of-state recruits on LSU

LSU coach Les Miles joined The Audible on National Signing Day to speak with Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel about the Tigers. Among the topics covered in the conversation: * The two attributes he believes are essential for having great recruiting classes * The impact of Odell Beckham Jr.'s newfound fame on LSU * How he would pitch an elite out-of-state recruit on coming to Baton...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles Has a Sharp Message for Recruits in Louisiana

There’s nothing quite like picking out what college you want to go to. Stay in state, say FU to the family and go out of state, or save some dough and go to community college. Everything is in play—more so if you happen to be a talented high school football player drowning in scholarship offers. But if you’re a high schooler in Louisiana, LSU coach Les Miles has a strong message...
Via Busted Coverage
22 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU coach Les Miles: Early signing period the 'only way to go'

Proposal has good chance of getting the go-ahead this summer, LSU AD Joe Alleva said.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
22 days ago

Les Miles On Louisiana Recruits Who Don’t Pick LSU: “To Hell With Them”

LSU, yet again, put together a top-5 recruiting class, landing 25 commitments – 13 of whom are rated at least four stars – Wednesday during National Signing Day. Tigers head coach Les Miles was fired up afterwards, and, when speaking to boosters and fans, dropped an incredible quote. Miles, referring generally to any Louisiana player doesn’t wind up signing on with LSU, said...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Les Miles interested in one of Ohio State's QB's?

LSU's Les Miles talks about the next great LSU defensive back and hints he may be interested in a quarterback transfer.
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU 2015 recruiting class features Toliver, Johnson

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) LSU coach Les Miles is looking to a 2015 recruiting class filled mostly by Louisiana players to help the Tigers bounce back from their worst season in six years. Out of the total class of 25 announced Wednesday, 16 are instate recruits. Four of LSU's signees are rated among the best in the country: cornerback Kevin Toliver, wide receiver Tyron Johnson, offensive...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Full transcript of LSU coach Les Miles' signing day press conference

Tigers add WR Brandon Martin as late, 25th signee
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
23 days ago

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About LSU’s 2015 Recruiting Class

The LSU football program suffered a bit of a down season in 2014, but the future is bright in Baton Rouge, La. The Tigers signed their 2015 recruiting class on Wednesday, National Signing Day. It’s a good one.  Here’s everything you need to know about Les Miles’ 2015 recruiting class:  The class ranks No. 5 in the country, No. 3 in the SEC, by 247 Sports.  There are 25...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU coach Les Miles said DB signee Donte Jackson could play offense, defense and special teams | Video

LSU coach Les Miles speaks at a press conference on National Signing Day.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
23 days ago

LSU coach Les Miles said RB recruits Nick Brossette, Derrius Guice 'fast and versatile' | Video

LSU coach Les Miles talks to the media on National Signing Day.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
23 days ago

LSU coach Les Miles said QB recruit Justin McMillan has a "knack to win" | Video

LSU coach Les Miles talks to the media about the 2015 recruiting class.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
23 days ago

LSU Signee Nick Brossette’s Nieces Wore “Uncle Nick” LSU Jerseys To His NSD Ceremony

Baton Rouge running back Nick Brossette is the next in a long line of star rushers for his hometown Tigers. He officially signed with Les Miles’ LSU program today, and at his ceremony, his nieces wore LSU No. 4 jerseys with “Uncle Nick” on the name plate. Nick Brossette’s nieces are wearing “Uncle Nick” #LSU jerseys. Official signing should be soon pic.twitter.com/oLKssmZzYa...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles won't rule out using graduate transfer to fix LSU QB woes

LSU rushed the ball plenty during the 2014 season, and they were pretty good at it. The Tigers ranked No. 11 in rushing attempts and gained 2919 yards as a team, averaging 4.7 yards per carry. They also benefitted from the emergence of true freshman Leonard Fournette, who, by the end of the season, was literally running over people and doing stuff like this.  Putting the ball in...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

National Signing Day: Miles, Meyer, Kelly and more on FOXSports.com

Coaches across the country will wait by the fax machines on Wednesday for recruits' letters of intent to arrive. And then, they'll finally be allowed to talk publicly about the members of their 2015 signing class. As part of FOXSports.com's National Signing Day coverage, senior writers Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel will conduct interviews throughout the day with some of the...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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