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Cam Cameron to move back to the press box

After not receiving as much information from the press box as LSU "would have liked" offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will move back to the press box. Plus Les Miles gives an update on Leonard Fournette's status and more notes from his weekly press conference.

LSU coach Les Miles wants his team to wash away the Tigers 16-14 loss to Wisconsin.

The 12th year head coach has given his team the "48 hour rule" and reminded his team of the national champion from two years ago, Ohio State.

In 2014, the Buckeyes dropped an early season game to an unranked Virginia Tech team, but went on to win the rest of their games in route to a national championship, and Miles thinks his team can do the same.

"Our team is capable and talented," Miles said. "They did not play as well as they're capable."

Cameron to go back up the press box

Much was made about offensive coordinator Cam Cameron being on the sidelines for the 2016-17 season.

Quarterback Brandon Harris attributed most of the team's success on offense in the Tigers 56-27 Texas Bowl against Texas Tech, as the reason for their offensive explosion.

However, on Saturday, the LSU offense didn't resemble of that bowl success, the Tigers only mustered 257 yards of total offense and Harris was 12-for-21 with 131 yards and throwing one touchdown and two interceptions.

Miles they "reviewed" the game film and decided that Cameron would be best suited back upstairs.

"We did not get as much information from the box as we liked," Miles said about having all his assistants on the sidelines. "Cam has a really good view of offense and defense and can really tell what's going on very quickly from there, as opposed to having it relayed, especially in between calls."

Miles also said he thinks the staff on the field, including wide receivers coach Dameyune Craig, can be beneficial to Harris even with Cameron back in the booth. 

Teuhema to replace Boutte at right guard

On Monday, LSU announced it was suspending offensive guard Josh Boutte for his late-game personal foul hit against Wisconsin.

Miles called his flagrant hit as an instinctive play and said that Boutte called Wisconsin defensive back D'Cota Dixon and apologized to him about the play.

"He [Josh Boutte] was very sorry," Miles said. "On the other hand that kind of action doesn't belong in football."

Boutte will sit out one game and won't play in the Tigers home opener on Sept. 10 against Jacksonville State.

Offensive guard Maea Teuhema, who rotated at right tackle against Wisconsin, will takeover in his spot, according to the depth chart that was released by LSU.

Fournette expected to play

In the fourth quarter of LSU's 16-14 loss to Wisconsin, running back Leonard Fournette suffered a leg injury after a tackle by a Wisconsin defender caused him to flip in the air.

Fournette removed himself from the game, which raised questions about his health status, but Miles said his star tailback is "fine."

"He's fine," Miles said. "He's not terribly swolen. He had a contustion and a nice bruise. I expect him to play."

Miles went on to say that Fournette did not practice on Monday and needed to get him "some rest."


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