The latest twist in Les Miles saga comes from a CBS Sports report about Kansas defending its vetting process of the head coach. According to CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd, Kansas said they found no red flags when it came to hiring Miles after his time off following his stint with LSU.
Miles’ lawyer previously released a statement about Kansas’ decision to put Miles on administrative leave. Peter Ginsberg called the decision unfair, claiming Kansas knew of any information relating to Miles and LSU.
According to Dodd, Kansas was adamant about their process saying nothing gave any indication about Miles’ alleged transgressions at LSU.
“Kansas found no red flags with Les Miles during what it claims were extensive background checks prior to his hiring in 2018, school sources told CBS Sports,” Dodd wrote. “Those sources defended KU’s vetting of Miles, who is currently on administrative leave after an LSU investigation that found allegations of sexual harassment by two women became public knowledge.
“‘We did background checks. We did all of those kinds of things,” said a high-ranking school official who did not want to be identified because of the sensitive nature of the proceedings and Kansas’ ongoing investigation. ‘We talked to people about Les and what he was doing. No one gave any indication of this. No investigations, no reports, no nothing. Zero.’”
The decision to place Miles on administrative leave was announced by Kansas athletic director Jeff…