SEC Football Morning Coffee: Les Miles Defends Title Game Play-Calling

Barrett Sallee@BarrettSalleeSEC Football Lead WriterMay 31, 2012

LSU head coach Les Miles
LSU head coach Les MilesChris Graythen/Getty Images

Rise and shine, SEC fans. Here are a few links to get your Thursday going.


Les Miles defended the play-calling in the BCS National Championship Game to Scott Rabalais of the Baton Rouge (La.) Advocate, saying that it was execution, not the plays themselves that cost LSU the game. He's wrong.

Coaches can't seem to get together on how to format the future SEC schedule, according to Chip Towers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

According to Robbie Andreu of the Gainesville Sun, the 6-1-1 format is still the leader in the clubhouse.

Jon Solomon of The Birmingham News correctly points out that all of these new issues have popped up because of the addition of Texas A&M and Missouri.

Alabama athletic director Mal Moore was given the John L. Toner Award by the National Football Foundation given to the nation's top AD, according to Andrew Gribble of

Jim Harris of compares the power of SEC commissioner Mike Slive to the desperation of Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany.