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Florida Gators coach Jim McElwain’s strategy directly responsible for his success in close games

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:51 am
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the key play was a fake field goal on a fourth-and-13. Les Miles could have taken the three points from 33 yards out. Florida was able to move close to field goal range late in the fourth quarter, but after an intentional grounding ...

Ed Orgeron details the wild days before he was named LSU head coach: ‘We knew we were in second place’

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:51 am
He had been under the interim tag before, and the opportunity had slipped away. While LSU was trying to find a permanent replacement for Les Miles, Orgeron pulled out all the stops. Of course, he got the job. And LSU’s head man told the story to SB ...

Coach O tells the story of landing the LSU job | The 2017 college football season preview

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:37 am
Really didn’t. That’s the truth," Orgeron says. The 16-10 loss was, as one LSU fan hollered down at the home sideline that November afternoon, "some Les Miles shit right there." And since, seven weeks prior, this kind of performance had finally killed ...

Twelve Players Who Can Transform Their Teams From Contenders to Champions

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:17 am
For LSU to have any chance to unseat Alabama in the SEC West, offensive coordinator Matt Canada has to make sure opposing defenses can’t key on Derrius Guice the way they did on Leonard Fournette when Les Miles was coaching the Tigers. Canada found ways ...

American College Football Coverage – SEC Preview

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:13 am
However, there are some sources of concern for the 2017 season. New head coach, Ed Orgeron, who took over following the firing of Les Miles midseason last year, has lost 19 seniors and 8 starters from the defense. The offense struggled at times ...

LSU's camp to-do list: QB intrigue, freshman class take center stage as opener nears

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:06 am
Tigers observers are curious to see how new coordinator Matt Canada’s offense differs from that which former coach Les Miles employed. One thing that won’t change, though, is the use of an outstanding halfback. 2. This freshman class already is having ...

11 schools most likely to take down Alabama as CFB’s best program

Posted: August 21, 2017, 8:03 am
We’re talking about the Gators were under Urban Meyer, or to a smaller degree the Dawgs under Mark Richt or the Tigers under Les Miles. The question going forward is simple: Do any of the three actually have the right coach? Remember, Ed Orgeron was ...

Six college football teams that get my juices flowing ahead of the 2017 season

Posted: August 21, 2017, 7:29 am
Yes, it's had terrific players doing incredible things, but on the whole, it's always been kind of boring. Nick Saban and Les Miles won national titles in Baton Rouge by bludgeoning opponents to death. It has been an effective strategy, if not an ...

From 1980 to now, Pete Jenkins has built a film 'library' at LSU still used today to school defensive linemen

Posted: August 21, 2017, 7:04 am
Which is why Orgeron called on his old friend when he succeeded Les Miles four games into last season. “He has a teaching process second to none, and he sticks to that process,” Orgeron said. “Pete is 76 years old, but if they’re not doing it right ...

LSU listed among college football's six most interesting teams for 2017: Report

Posted: August 21, 2017, 7:01 am
Yes, it's had terrific players doing incredible things, but on the whole, it's always been kind of boring. Nick Saban and Les Miles won national titles in Baton Rouge by bludgeoning opponents to death. It has been an effective strategy, if not an ...

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