LSU Coach Les Miles

A statistical breakdown of LSU coach LesMiles and his coaching career to this point.


LSU coach 2005-present: 29-5, 17-5 SEC

Born: November 10, 1953

Age: 53

Hometown: Elyria, Ohio

Wife: Kathy

Children: Kathryn, Leslie Matthew, Benjamin, Macy Grace

Overall College Record: 57-26

Bowl Record: 3-3

Playing Career

1973-76 University of Michigan

Offensive Lineman

Coaching Career

2005-present LSU (head coach)

2001-04 Oklahoma State (head coach)

1998-2000 Dallas Cowboys (tight ends)

1995-97 Oklahoma State (offensive line)

1987-94 Michigan (offensive line)

1982-86 Colorado (offensive assistant)

1980-81 Michigan (offensive assistant)

As A Head Coach

Year Team Season Conference

2001 Oklahoma State 4-7, 2-6 (5th Big XII South)

2002 Oklahoma State 8-5, 5-3 (4th Big XII South)

2003 Oklahoma State 9-4, 5-3 (3rd Big XII South)

2004 Oklahoma State 7-5, 4-4 (4th Big XII South)

2005 LSU 11-2, 7-1 (1st SEC West)

2006 LSU 11-2, 6-2 (2nd SEC West)

Total: 6 Seasons, 57-26 (.686)

School (Years) Record

Oklahoma State: (2001-04) 28-21 (.571)

LSU: (2005-present) 29-5 (.852)

Career Highlights:

Became the first LSU coach to lead LSU to back-to-back top-five finishes

Became the first LSU coach to post back-to-back seasons with double-digit wins

Became the first LSU coach to beat Alabama, Auburn and Florida in the same season

Became the first SEC coach to lead a team to the SEC title game in his first season

Miles owns the school's highest winning percentage (.852)

First LSU coach to lead the Tigers to a No. 1 ranking during a season since 1959

Defeated a top-five-ranked Oklahoma team in consecutive seasons at Oklahoma State (2001-02)

Visited Iraq as part of the 2006 USO Tour

Has now led his team to five straight bowl appearances (three at OSU, two at LSU)

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