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LSU lands a huge, surprise commitment from 5-star OL Chidi Valentine-Okeke

In what can only be labelled as a surprise announcement, Georgia offensive lineman Chidi Valentine-Okeke declared for LSU on Thursday morning. The 6-6, 310-pound prospect picked LSU over Alabama and Auburn. LSU head coach Les Miles and offensive line coach...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

Nebraska’s Tim Miles tweets during halftime of his team’s game against Minnesota

During halftime, most coaches go over what their team did good and what their team needs to improve on. Most coaches make sure that their players are still focused and are ready for the 2nd half. Well for Nebraska head coach Tim Miles, he had something else in mind. Miles sent out a tweet during halftime of Nebraska’s game against the Minnesota Gophers. Zone offense has to get...
Via No Guts, No Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phoenix Suns are trying to trade Miles Plumlee

Last season, Phoenix Suns forward Miles Plumlee surprised a lot of people and played very well. Most thought that he would be a big part for the Suns’ young team. Fast forward to this season and things have went in a different direction for Plumlee. With the arrival of Brandon Wright and the emergence of Alex Lin, Plumlee has fallen out of the Suns rotation. If things couldn...
Via No Guts, No Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU coach Les Miles' proactive approach slows Tigers' NFL draft exodus

Tigers lose three underclassmen to NFL draft after a combined 16 the previous two seasons.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
13 days ago

LSU coach Les Miles: Returning underclassmen said 'there's more to accomplish' | Video

LSU coach Les Miles talks to the media about about players' decision to stay at LSU.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
13 days ago

LSU's Vadal Alexander's heart has long been with Tigers

Relates a story of meeting LSU coach Les Miles while sitting on bronze tiger in front of football operations building.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
13 days ago

Defensive additions are fine, but LSU must find a quarterback this offseason: Jeff Duncan

Only 1 of 12 quarterbacks signed by LSU in the Les Miles era became an NFL draft pick
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
14 days ago

Stability And Change: Rating The 5 New Coordinators For Established Head Coaches

Over the past several weeks, we’ve seen some brand-name programs and their established head coaches fill vacancies at the coordinator positions, either offense or defense. This discussion does not concern new coordinators under new head coaches or new coaching staffs. This is a focus on programs with firmly-placed head coaches needing to adjust their staffs — some because of...
Via The Student Section
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steele, Orgeron formally join forces at LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) LSU coach Les Miles has known all about his two prominent new assistants for years and is eager to see how they work together on defensive strategies and on the recruiting trail. Miles formally introduced defensive coordinator Kevin Steele and defensive line coach Ed Orgeron on Wednesday. Miles said he had his eye on Steele since the latter left Clemson's staff...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Transcript of what LSU coach Les Miles said about new coaching hires

Fourth defensive coordinator in Miles' tenure at LSU.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
15 days ago

LSU coach Les Miles on new staff hires Kevin Steele and Ed Orgeron

LSU coach Les Miles talks about new staff hires defensive coordinator Kevin Steele and defensive line coach Ed Orgeron
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
15 days ago

Les Miles Says It’s “Unlikely” LSU Will Bring In A Transfer At The QB Position

LSU’s starting quarterback next fall will almost certainly be a player that is already on the Tigers’ roster, Les Miles said Wednesday evening.  The LSU coach spoke to the media after the press conference of new defensive line coach Ed Orgeron. During his meeting with reporters, Miles said it is “unlikely” LSU would bring in a transfer at the quarterback position.  LSU...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New LSU coach Ed Orgeron hungry for recruits

Hide your recruits, college football programs. Ed Orgeron is coming.  The 53-year-old coach, whose career up to this point has included stops at USC, Tennessee and Ole Miss, among others, has been hired to coach LSU’s defensive line. He’s known for his defensive coaching ability and will surely help the Tigers’ defense stay at an elite level.  Orgeron’s biggest impact...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New LSU DL Coach Ed Orgeron Cheered For The Tigers Every Game This Season, “Especially When They Beat Ole Miss”

It only takes one press conference to fall in love with Ed Orgeron, and that’s what’s happened to LSU fans Wednesday evening.  The Tigers have made the former USC and Ole Miss head coach the new leader of their defensive line. Wednesday night, Orgeron was officially introduced at a press conference with Les Miles at his side. Orgeron, 53, was his typical, charming self.  He...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU Announces Ed Orgeron As New Defensive Line Coach

There may be no better fit between a college football program and high-profile coach than LSU and Louisiana native Ed Orgeron, and for the first time, that match has been made. Les Miles has hired Orgeron as the Tigers’ newest defensive line coach. The program confirmed the hire on Twitter today, welcoming “Coach O” home. Welcome home, @Coach_EdOrgeron! #LSU #GeauxTigers pic...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU hires Steele as coordinator

LSU coach Les Miles has hired Alabama linebackers coach Kevin Steele as the Tigers' defensive coordinator.
Via WholeHogSports
16 days ago

LSU names Alabama assistant Steele new defensive coordinator

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU coach Les Miles has hired Alabama linebackers coach Kevin Steele as the Tigers' defensive coordinator. Steel, whose hiring was announced Tuesday evening, has received national honors for recruiting. He has spent the past two seasons under Nick Saban, working this season as the Crimson Tide's linebackers coach and as special assistant to the head coach. Steele...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU gets another big 2016 commitment in St. Augustine's Jamal Pettigrew

The tight end position is one that LSU head coach Les Miles covets and the Tigers landed one of the best on Sunday when St. Augustine's Jamal Pettigrew committed to LSU. The 6-6, 225-pound prospect picked LSU over scholarship offers...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
18 days ago

James Franklin’s most valuable recruit of 2015: Bob Shoop

Forget whatever happens over the course of the next month for Penn State on the recruiting trail. On Wednesday night, James Franklin got the most important verbal commitment he could have possibly received this year; defensive coordinator Bob Shoop. #WeAre…Better #107kStrong #PSUnrivaled — James Franklin (@coachjfranklin) January 8, 2015 Not too long after Franklin’s tweet...
Via Nittany Lions Den
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Penn State’s Bob Shoop To Interview For LSU Defensive Coordinator Job

Twitter/@OnwardStSports Bob Shoop went to Penn State along with head coach James Franklin, but according to reports, he may be looking to head back to the SEC. Shoop, whose Nittany Lions ranked No. 2 nationally in total defense, will reportedly interview with Les Miles for the vacancy at LSU. Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop will interview for the job soon, multiple sources...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Golson To LSU? EVERY Quarterback To LSU

Leave it to the Mad Hatter, that genius- that demigod of college football, to turn a bowl loss into the greatest recruiting tool ever invented to get the nation’s best quarterbacks to Baton Rouge. Les Miles is one of the best in the business, and it ain’t just because he loves to make grass smoothies. First, it started with Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson. The soon to be...
Via Subway Domer
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Talk Les Miles, John Chavis and Tigers' basketball with LSU/SEC columnist Ron Higgins at 12 noon

We've got LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis jumping ship, LSU coach Les Miles searching for a replacement, a Tiger recruit enjoying a huge performance in a national all-star game and a couple of Tigers jumping to the NFL.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
25 days ago

The Fallout: Urban Meyer and Mark Helfrich, Les Miles, Kirk Ferentz, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Sunday edition. Who's Better, Who's Best? Ken Goe believes Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer has the edge over Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich in the inaugural College Football Playoff title game. (The Oregonian)Anatomy of a touchdown.Ari Wasserman breaks down the play that led to Ohio State's upset win over Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
25 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU DB Says Tigers Will “Still Have The No. 1 Defense” Despite Losing Their D-Coordinator, “It’s (About) The Players”

LSU’s defense will be led by a new man in 2015. The Tigers lost their defensive coordinator, John Chavis, to Texas A&M earlier this week. He had held his position in Baton Rouge, La., since 2009. During his stint with LSU, the Tigers’ defense was one of the most stout in the country.  LSU’s defense won’t suffer from the loss of Chavis, though, says sophomore defensive...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

It's a Done Deal! John Chavis Leaving LSU to Become Texas A&M Defensive Coordinator!

We have heard the talk. We have heard the rumors. We have speculated like crazy after the way LSU head coach Les Miles spoke at the Music City Bowl press conference following a loss to Notre Dame. It now appears to be true according to reporters from all sorts of actual news sources.John Chavis is leaving LSU to become the next defensive coordinator for Texas A&M.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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