Tuesday, July 3

Leslie, I Wish You'd Just Shut Your Big Yapper!

Does anything said by LSU head mouth-breather, Les Effin' Miles surprise you? After calling out Alabama a few months back, he lays this public relations turd:

“I can tell you this, that they have a much easier road to travel,” Miles said of the Trojans. “They’re going to play real knockdown drag-outs with UCLA and Washington, Cal-Berkley, Stanford (um...I'm picking up your sarcasm, Les) — some real juggernauts — and they’re going to end up, it would be my guess, in some position so if they win a game or two, that they’ll end up in the title (game). I would like that path for us.

“I think the SEC provides much stiffer competition.”

“The Big 12 is a conference that might have two really pretty good teams, maybe four,” said Miles, who coached in the Big 12 while at Oklahoma State. “I think the Pac-10 may have one or two really good ones. The ACC certainly, arguably, has some quality teams.

“I don’t think there’s any conference out there that has as many quality teams as ours.”

How bout a nice warm glass of shut the hell up, Les!

Today, we're going to talk about private thoughts and public thoughts. When talking in public, lets try and use the filter.

Let me paraphrase Kyle King over at Dawgsport when I say, We don't need our SEC head coaches looking like ignorant, hayseed assholes when we've already got enough ignorant, hayseed fans toeing that line.

Is there some truth in Miles ramblings? Maybe, but leave that fight to the fanboys and Heismanpundit commentors, Les. Why so angry? Cause I'd dare say that you're doing pretty well at LSU (consensus pre-season Top 5 team). Somehow, it's never good enough, eh?

Miles always seems to come across like the thirteen year old boy who, at the first signs of testosterone, takes out his frustrations the college football messageboard as opposed to the appropriate avenues. Like that annoying little
cyberspace prick who's MO is merely "talking s**t." Hey, he may be forced to log in under his sister's AOL screen name, but that doesn't mean you're better than him, asshole!

Maybe Les is compensating for his massive, slingbladesque head, or the equally amazing custom hat-job that covers said cranial expanse. Maybe that's it. Either way, it's all just effin' mindbottling.

Gabe Ruth?

Link: The Advocate
Commentary: EDSBS


  1. Speaking of which, when are you going to cast Saban? My guess is that he would have to play himself. I'm sure he holds his name/image the same way that Barry Bonds does. And besides, it's Nick F'n Saban. He's probably still pissed that Hollywood used George Burns to play him back in the '80s.

  2. Ah, if only napoleon bonaparte were alive today.

    Good thought, AU. I like where your head's at.

  3. Why is Miles "ignorant" for his comments? Obviously, by saying his comments are "ignorant," you don't agree with them. What did he say about the SEC or the other conferences that wasn't true? Are you really going to try and defend the weaker conferences? The SEC is far and away the toughest in America, period. Do you really disagree? I would say that view is ignorant.

  4. What he said isn't necessarily ignorant. The fact that he said it at all shows his ignorance. In my opinion, statements like that are counterproductive and makes Les look like a high profile dickface. You might want to reread what I said above:

    "Is there some truth in Miles ramblings? Maybe, but leave that fight to the fanboys and Heismanpundit commentors, Les."

  5. I disagree. In this day and age when SO much is subjective, the head coaches are forced into becoming part of these debates and must "sell" their case, much like Tuberville does often to try and jockey for better poll position so your team isn't left out in the cold based on public opinion. As we all know, public opinion can be swayed, and not many people's opinions hold as much credibility as the coach. Yes, in the old school, I would be in your camp where you want your coach to be as grizzle as possible and focus on hard work for your team and don't worry about what everybody else thinks. But, in this day and age, I want my coach to always be managing expectations and perceptions and be very in-tune to public opinion and comparisons to other conferences. It's just where the game is today.