BATON ROUGE, La. -- With Les Miles opening his 10th season as LSU's head coach today, we'll use each day this week to review the decade under the eccentric Miles. Today we look back at some of the wacky moments, gutsy decisions and memorable press conferences that helped define Les as the entertaining figure that he is today.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- In four years playing for LSU, fans got to see Russell Shepard do a lot. Coming out of high school in 2009 as one of the country's top dual-threat quarterbacks, he lined up in the backfield in college and ran with the ball as a running back.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- There's a new wrinkle to the Russell Shepard saga. The blue-chip, dual-threat high school quarterback turned underachieving college receiver was worked out by NFL scouts Wednesday during LSU's Pro Day at, of all places, defensive back.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- It's only going to look like an all-comer's combine. LSU's Pro Day on Wednesday will feature a whopping 28 participants, the result of a year where the Tigers sent 13 players to the NFL combine.
AUSTIN, Texas - The ills of the 2009 recruiting class were not isolated to just the Texas program. While the Longhorns have had their share of problems with that class -- 14 of the 20 players signed didn't exhaust their eligibility -- many of the other products produced by the state either didn't make it or didn't make the impact many thought they would.
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BATON ROUGE, La. -- There are some unknown variables when trying to figure out where true freshmen might play a big role on a team. Take LSU right tackle Vadal Alexander. The 2012 signee became a true freshman starter at right tackle halfway through the season, something nobody saw coming.