2006 Media Days: Legge's Look at LSU
Les Miles
Les Miles
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Posted Jul 27, 2006


BIRMINGHAM – Here’s a look at the day LSU Head Coach Les Miles and the Tigers had at the SEC’s annual Media Day event. LSU finished first in the SEC West last season and made peach cobbler of Miami in the Peach Bowl.

Last season: 11-2
Last game vs. Georgia: 34-14 loss
Series Record: LSU leads 11-14-1

Most memorable Georgia win: 2005 – D.J. Shockley and the Bulldogs pound LSU relentlessly two win their second SEC crown in four seasons.
Most painful Georgia loss: 2003 – Georgia, the defending conference champs, are thrashed in the Georgia Dome at the hands of the eventual national champions.
Starters returning: 11

Best player: LaRon Landry
Biggest Weakness: Transitioning to younger defensive players
2006’s big questions: Who will be the starting quarterback all season? Will there only be one starting quarterback?

Inside the numbers vs. Georgia (as seen in the upcoming Dawg Post 2006 Season Preview):

9 That’s how many games the Tigers won in a row before Georgia put an end to the LSU winning streak in the SEC Championship.

SEC Media Day’s quote to note:

"If our team plays in the tradition of our school we could be in the championship game." - LSU head coach Les Miles of this seasons' team.

"It is the most often-asked question in every room that I come into. I traveled to Baghdad (this off-season) and got that question again." - Miles on how often he's been asked about his top three quarterbacks.

Legge’s projected SEC finish: 2nd SEC West

Legge’s All-SEC Tigers: OL Will Arnold and DB LaRon Landry


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