Snoop Dogg, Les Miles Are Homeboys


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↵$248.78. All of it. That is precisely the amount of money we would wager on Les Miles having no idea who this sleepy, red-eyed man who attended his Tiger Club meeting is, or why he had to hug him in front of a room full of people, or why he reeked of sour oregano like that kid Perrilloux did. Whatever. Hug me. Then you have a great day, skinny, old-looking wideout prospect who, sadly, LSU probably can't offer a scholly. Try Jacksonville State, kid. ↵

↵We should clarify, though: The chances of Les Miles actually knowing who he was looking at here are slim to none, but to be fair, that is probably not unusual in Les Miles' case. If there is one football coach who has a Bob Hope handler to whisper names in his ear, it's Miles. (Joe Pa just goes around bellowing "IDENTIFY YOURSELF, TRAVELLER!!!") ↵

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↵Snoop usually appears on the sidelines at USC games, and has even caught passes in practice while wearing a Trojans' jersey. Numerous possibilities could explain why Snoop showed up to LSU, a team with a serious pseudo-beef with Pete Carroll's team over the split/disputed 2003 national title. First, he could be playing the part of Jimmy Carter to the two alienated sides, attempting to bring some kind of rapprochement to the feud. (Trebek says NOOOOoooo sorry.) Second, he could have been in town and wanted to be in front of a camera. (The judges would accept this answer.) Third, he could just be high and going wherever anyone tells him. (DING DING DING DING DING daily double you're going to ARUUUUUUBAAA!!!!) ↵

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↵(P.S. Rapper or not, grown men should never wear jerseys unless they are paid athletes. That is all. Now, get off my lawn, please.) ↵

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↵UPDATE: We've found video of the awkward encounter, and Les attempts to prove that he does, in fact, know who this lanky black man is by reciting a "lyric" from a Snoop song he "knows." ↵

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This post originally appeared on the Sporting Blog. For more, see The Sporting Blog Archives.

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