Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:22 am
In the old province of Mayenne, among rolling countryside with small hills that are often crowned by châteaux or manoirs, the pretty little town of Lassay-les-Châteaux, 37 miles west of Alençon, is very much part of La France Profonde. A legend links it ...
Posted: June 23, 2017, 1:00 am
The last few seasons however they haven’t live up to their expectations. Because of this they let go former head coach Les Miles last season and gave the job to Ed Orgeron. After last season the Tigers had eight players selected in the draft. Luckily ...
Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:16 pm
An Andy Janovich-style breakout would be a lot to ask from the son of former LSU coach Les Miles as he enters his freshman season as a rare scholarship fullback. But it isn’t out of the question, either. He grew up around the game, and will be joining an ...
Putting Iowa’s Hayden Fry and Kirk Ferentz on best coaching tandem list; Jake Adams heads east for pro ball
Posted: June 22, 2017, 10:42 am
No. 3 — Nick Saban and Les Miles, LSU Nick Saban (48-16 in 5 seasons) and Les Miles (114-34 in 12 years) combined to win 76.4 percent of their games from 2000-16. Each won a national title with the Tigers. It’s hard to argue with their success.
Diamond in the rough? LSU holds largest — and last — summer prospect camp over weekend searching for talent
Posted: June 21, 2017, 3:57 pm
That was Chark four years ago — an unheralded, skinny speedster from Alexandria who stole the heart of then-head coach Les Miles during a similar camp. Miles offered him a scholarship during that camp, a move that stunned recruiting reporters and fans alike.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 2:00 pm
After firing Les Miles four games into their 2016 campaign and putting Orgeron behind the wheel, the 2017 LSU Tigers have a lot to prove. It’s a safe bet that the Bayou Bengals will have a strong defense and running game, so many of the questions coming ...
Posted: June 21, 2017, 9:06 am
The LSU football program is coming off a tumultuous year and a half or so. Administrators were going to fire head coach Les Miles at the end of 2015. Then they chickened out during the final game. Eventually, they fired him four games into the 2016 season.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 6:27 am
stepping in from Pittsburgh last season to help move the Tigers' offense back in the right direction during the transition from Les Miles to Ed Orgeron.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 5:15 am
A pair of OSU coaches were named on a list of college football’s best back-to-back hirings. (Les) Miles pops up again. He got things started for Oklahoma State in the early 2000s, going 28-21 over four seasons before leaving for LSU. His replacement has ...
Posted: June 21, 2017, 1:33 am
Keep in mind how many SEC programs won SEC titles and national titles during Richt’s tenure at Georgia (Urban Meyer, Les Miles, Nick Saban among them). With all of the resources and the talent pool to recruit from available, it is easy to argue Richt ...
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