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Miles: All LSU players academically eligible

Posted on: December 16, 2011 5:08 pm
Posted by Jerry Hinnen

Any fears about LSU missing key players for the national championship showdown with Alabama have been proven unfounded.

Miles announced at his Friday press conference that all members of the Tiger roster would be academically eligible for the postseason. Multiple outlets, including, had reported that several players could have been in danger of missing the Alabama rematch with academic trouble.

"We have been able to determine there are no academic casualties," Miles said. "I don't think we've lost any guys in bowl prep at any school I've been at. It's a fundamental. They want to be there for the back end. It's a great incentive to do well."

The news will obviously be a huge relief to any worried Tiger fans, whose team will almost certainly need all hands on deck to fend off the challenge of the nation's No. 2 team in New Orleans Jan. 9. After opening as a one-point favorite, LSU is now a one-point underdog to the Tide according to


Since: Jan 22, 2010
Posted on: December 16, 2011 5:59 pm

Miles: All LSU players academically eligible

LSU is an underdog cause they couldnt move the ball hardly at all against the Bama D, and Bama moved the ball on them the whole game.Could have been a 22-6 win by bama if they wouldnt have gotten robbed by that bullshit takeaway call on the 2 yard line.
Bama will beat LSU my friend in the NC.LSU`s offense is ok against weak teams,but against great d`s they just suk.Bama wins 24-13

Since: Nov 25, 2008
Posted on: December 16, 2011 5:57 pm

Miles: All LSU players academically eligible

Champs Sports Bowl will be higher rated then this garbage.

Since: Mar 25, 2009
Posted on: December 16, 2011 5:35 pm

Miles: All LSU players academically eligible

i love the fact that LSU are underdogs considering they won the 1st matchup, great motivational tool and bulletin board material to use by les miles, the world still doubts this team, so its miles job to prove the doubters wrong once again, and i have great faith he will do just that, geaux tigers

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