BCS National Championship Game: It's LSU football quiz time!

Alabama and Louisiana State go at it tonight with everything on the line in the New Orleans Superdome. Each team has multiple national titles and a rich football tradition. LSU prevailed in a regular-season matchup, 9-6, in overtime in a score that reflects just how evenly matched these teams are. While waiting for the kickoff, test your knowledge of LSU's football tradition, then link to the corresponding Alabama quiz(http://bit.ly/xjMktO) to test your grasp of the Crimson Tide's gridiron history.

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1. Although approached by his alma mater to fill its coaching vacancy, LSU head coach Les Miles elected to stay in Baton Rouge. What school did he attend?

Les Miles played offensive line at the University of Michigan in 1974 and 1975, then became a graduate assistant under head coach Bo Schembechler. Mixed in among other coaching stops was a return to Ann Arbor as Michigan’s offensive line coach from 1987 to 1994, but when the Wolverines came calling for a new coach, Miles was content to stay put at LSU.

Les Miles played offensive line at the University of Michigan in 1974 and 1975, then became a graduate assistant under head coach Bo Schembechler. Mixed in among other coaching stops was a return to Ann Arbor as Michigan’s offensive line coach from 1987 to 1994, but when the Wolverines came calling for a new coach, Miles was content to stay put at LSU.

Les Miles played offensive line at the University of Michigan in 1974 and 1975, then became a graduate assistant under head coach Bo Schembechler. Mixed in among other coaching stops was a return to Ann Arbor as Michigan’s offensive line coach from 1987 to 1994, but when the Wolverines came calling for a new coach, Miles was content to stay put at LSU.

Les Miles played offensive line at the University of Michigan in 1974 and 1975, then became a graduate assistant under head coach Bo Schembechler. Mixed in among other coaching stops was a return to Ann Arbor as Michigan’s offensive line coach from 1987 to 1994, but when the Wolverines came calling for a new coach, Miles was content to stay put at LSU.

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