However, Miles’ lawyer fired back about the Jayhawks administration’s decision on Friday. Speaking with the Kansas City Star on Saturday, Miles’ lawyer Peter Ginsberg was adamant in his statement.
He said Kansas knew of the information that surfaced this week from Taylor Porter.
“Before the release of the reports this week, Kansas had been provided with significant information supporting Taylor Porter’s conclusions. KU also had performed thorough due diligence before hiring Coach Miles,” Ginsberg said via The Kansas City Star. “Kansas’ decision to put Les Miles on administrative leave is both disturbing and unfair.”
The decision to place Miles on administrative leave was announced by Kansas athletic director Jeff Long in a statement released Friday evening.
“Today, I placed head football coach Les Miles on administrative leave as we conduct a full review to determine the appropriate next steps,” Long said in the statement. “We are reviewing the Husch Blackwell report released today by LSU following yesterday’s release of the Taylor Porter report. The past two days have been the first time that we have had access to either report.
“Even though the allegations against him occurred at LSU, we take these matters very seriously at KU. Now that we have access to this…