LSU’s Les Miles zings Texas for not having any players drafted

Les Miles and LSU led the country with nine players drafted last weekend.

The NFL Draft happened last weekend, and the Texas Longhorns had zero players selected.

You probably know this, since it hasn’t happened since 1937 and created much discussion.

The LSU Tigers, meanwhile, led the country with nine players selected.

You probably know that, too.

What we didn’t know?

The wonderful Les Miles was waiting for an opportunity to highlight this disparity. At an LSU event in Houston on Wednesday, Miles sent a shot rippling through Texas, a state that all national programs mine for talent.

You can see Miles’ sheepish grin as he delivered that punch line. Thank you, Les. College football needs you in its darkest days of May, June and July.

(Oh, and the ball’s in your court, Charlie Strong. Defend your turf.)

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