Team preview: LSU

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2005 college football season, exclusively on Insider.

Originally Published: July 30, 2005
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COACH AND PROGRAM

Les Miles leaned back in his chair, smiled at the reporter interviewing him and proudly discussed his oldest child's swimming exploits.

Later in the day, offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher had his appearance on a New Orleans radio talk show interrupted when his young son was stung by some sort of insect.

Suffice to say this isn't Nick Saban's LSU, and from the feel of things on campus at the end of spring practices, that's probably a good thing. Now all Miles has to do is win like Saban and the Louisiana masses will love him.

Let him lose and the personality upgrade won't mean a thing. They'll bring up Saban and look for ways to boil Miles with the crawfish, corn and baby potatoes.


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