Several high-profile LSU board members and officials agreed in 2013 that LSU football coach Les Miles had a problem with sexually harassing young women, a newly released investigative report long hidden from the public revealed Thursday.
Miles, the investigation shows, had been accused of kissing a female student twice, “unwanted touching,” telling her he was attracted to her and suggesting that they go to a hotel or to his condo together. Some of the allegations explored in the document remain secret — they are completely redacted.
Miles denied kissing the student, but the investigation raised other concerns: Several LSU athletic department employees said Miles was insistent that LSU hire “attractive, blonde, fit” female students to work in recruiting, and Miles had been forbidden from having one-on-one meetings or interactions with student employees. Miles’ supervisors also ordered him to stop texting, calling and messaging student employees, the investigation found.
Former LSU head football coach Les Miles reached a settlement with a former student who accused him of harassment several years ago,…