Chick-fil-A Bowl 2012: Les Miles and Dabo Swinney's 5 Best Presser Moments

Sean MerrimanCorrespondent IDecember 28, 2012

Chick-fil-A Bowl 2012: Les Miles and Dabo Swinney's 5 Best Presser Moments

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    There isn't another college football coach in America who can deliver a postgame press conference quite like LSU head coach Les Miles.

    The Tigers' coach fills the YouTube airwaves with some of his best speeches, which include dancing, yelling, swearing and just about anything else you can think of.

    Miles and the Tigers will face a Clemson team in this year's Chick-fil-A Bowl, which has a pretty animated coach of their own on the sideline.

    Clemson's Dabo Swinney is no slouch when it comes to delivering entertaining pressers as well. In fact, some of his outrageous claims in pressers or pregame interviews have caught some heat over the years as well.

    Let's take a look as we break down the best presser moments from Les Miles and Dabo Swinney.

    Bleacher Report Style!

Les Miles Postgame Presser Against Ole Miss

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    This is one of the best Les Miles rants of all time because he shows such a wide range of emotions throughout this two-minute intro.

    Coming off a tough 41-25 win over Ole Miss earlier this year, Miles begins his presser by talking about his seniors and the effort they gave to this team.

    This speech starts off somewhat emotional with a ton of passion from Miles, but then he goes talking about how his own playing career and how it was considered to be "a flop." He then to drop an f-bomb when talking about his players and how there has never been a flop to take the field for his team.

    Then comes the best part of the speech when Miles says to go find these players and give them a big "kiss on the mouth..... If you're a girl....."

    Then he proceeds to start dancing in front of the media.

    "Wow what a game....."

    How about "WOW, what a presser."

Dabo Swinney Pregame in 2012 Orange Bowl

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    For those of you who remember last year's 2012 Orange Bowl game between Clemson and West Virginia, it was literally the farthest thing from a defensive battle.

    West Virgina steamrolled Clemson by a final score of 70-33.

    A total of 103 points in a college football game is no joke, but when Clemson surrenders 70 points to a team that played in the Big East, well, that deserves some serious press.

    In this pregame interview before the Orange Bowl, the Clemson head coach lets the reporter know that, "Hopefully when this thing is over, people are going to be talking about the Clemson defense."

    Oh, they talked about it all right, coach, so much that is YouTube video was created just to poke fun at how truly pathetic that Clemson defense was in this one.

    This wasn't Dabo Swinney's finest presser moment, but it was certainly one that will get some laughs.

Les Miles on ESPN's Erin Andrews

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    This is one of the most epic pressers of all time, and it isn't necessarily all because of Miles' response, but rather because of the question he is asked.

    A veteran LSU reporter asks Les Miles "What is like to be interviewed by a sweet young thing like Erin Andrews?"

    The media crowed erupts into laughter, as does Miles, before giving his answer.

    Then the reporter begins talking about the guy who spied on Andrews through the key hole, where Miles chuckles and responds, "I'm not gonna go there, Ted."

    At the end, Miles is left cracking up in laughter and applauding the reporter for his question.

    If you haven't seen this presser moment, do yourself a favor and watch it.

    This is epic stuff.

Dabo Swinney Excited After Win over Auburn

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    Call it a presser, call it a postgame interview—whatever it is, this is classic Dabo Swinney at his best.

    After a huge 38-24 come-from-behind win over Auburn, Swinney is interviewed on the field, surrounded by cheering students.

    When asked by the reporter, "What changed in this game?," Swinney gets pumped and screams out "I couldn't think of a better place to end this streak."

    He gets so pumped that he starts to run away from the reporter, but he has to grab him to ask him more about the play of quarterback Tajh Boyd, where he responds, "Unbelievable. Cool. Cool."

    Dabo, you were unbelievable and pretty darn cool yourself in this interview.

Les Miles Presser After Beating Alabama in 2010

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    Following a 24-21 home win over Alabama in the 2010 college football season, Les Miles put on one of the most memorable postgame press conferences of all time.

    If you think back to this contest, this was the same game that Miles has his famous "grass-eating" moment before a big fourth-down play in the game.

    When he is asked about it by a reporter, he replies that it is a "tradition that humbles me as a man that lets me know I am part of the field."

    Wait, what? That's pretty weird, but on the same hand, that's classic Les Miles right there.

    He then responds that, "The grass at Tiger Stadium tastes the best."

    In addition to the grass comments, Miles also loses his train of thought after being asked a question to point out three "good lookin' women" who walk into the room mid-question, which gets a big laugh from the media as well.

    Before that, he goes on to talk about his team "muddling around" and "ice breakers."

    This is simple: Les Miles as his absolute best....


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