Les Miles Reportedly Hiring Former Top SEC Assistant Coach

first_imgLes Miles looks on during a game against Alabama.TUSCALOOSA, AL – NOVEMBER 07: Les Miles, head coach of the LSU Tigers, looks on during the first quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Les Miles has reportedly made a major addition to his coaching staff at Kansas.The former LSU head coach, who’s been hired by the Jayhawks, is reportedly hiring a former top SEC assistant coach.Miles is reportedly hiring former Kentucky defensive coordinator DJ Eliot.Football Scoop is reporting the hire:Source tells FootballScoop Les Miles is planning to hire former Colorado and Kentucky defensive coordinator DJ Eliot in the same role barring any unforeseen circumstances. Eliot joined Mike MacIntyre’s staff for the 2017 season after Jim Leavitt left for Oregon. He had been with Mark Stoops both at Florida State and at Kentucky.Eliot, 42, has been an assistant coach at Florida State, Kentucky and Colorado.The defensive coach played linebacker at Wyoming before getting into coaching.last_img read more