LSU talks upcoming season at SEC Media Days

LSU talks upcoming season at SEC Media Days

Les Miles (Source: WAFB) Les Miles (Source: WAFB)
From left to right: Vadal Alexander, Leonard Fournette and Kendell Beckwith (Source: Jacques Doucet/WAFB) From left to right: Vadal Alexander, Leonard Fournette and Kendell Beckwith (Source: Jacques Doucet/WAFB)
HOOVER, AL (WAFB) -

LSU head coach Les Miles and three of his starting Tigers took to the podium Thursday morning at SEC Media Days.

Senior offensive lineman Vadal Alexander, sophomore running back Leonard Fournette and junior linebacker Kendell Beckwith joined Miles in talking about the upcoming season.

Miles is entering year 11 as the head coach of the Tigers. 

He was asked about several recent developments with the team, like Derrius Guice, who reportedly lost consciousness at the practice facility on Wednesday.

"I know that he was taken to [Our Lady of] the Lake [Hospital] last night and that he was…there's some blood work that's going to be done, certainly tests could be run," Miles said. "Soon as I get off the plane from here, that's where I'm headed. I have not heard anything negative, but you know, certainly, we want to be precautionary."

The talented freshman running back is expected to contribute to the team this year. 

Anthony Jennings, your quarter back from last year, is there any update of maybe when he can return to the team?

"I have no idea. That's certainly going to be done with the legal process in mind. We're optimistic," Miles answered.

Leonard Fournette, a sophomore, was selected to attend SEC Media Days. Odell Beckham, Jr. was the last sophomore to do so for LSU. His career has turned out pretty well. Leonard likes to wear red. Is this a problem?

"Yeah, we really did not…we sat down and had a talk. And, we've done a lot with really the great body of the LSU Tigers, but the idea that he shows up today with a red bowtie and red pants, I just got to let you know. I think maybe spray paint. We looked at airport for spray paint and could not find any. So, I think there's a point in time when our guys enjoy the color red and they never get a chance to wear it, so I think occasionally it just breaks into their wardrobe," Miles replied.

Look for other reports throughout the day.

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