Les didnt build the program. Saban built it Les has done a decent job of running it. It's not as good a program as when Saban left but it's good.
Miles AP Finishes at LSU:
2005- #5 (SEC Championship loss)
2006 - #3
2007 - #1 (SEC and BCS Championship)
2008 - unranked
2009 - #17
2010 - #8
2011 - #2 (SEC Championship & BCS Championship Loss)
2012 - Currently 7 in the bcs standings
Yeah, that's decent.
And for the record here are Saban's AP finishes at LSU:
2000 - #22
2001 - #7 (SEC Championship)
2002 - unranked
2003 - #1 (SEC & BCS Championship)
2004 - #16
Saban did a great job building the program, and Les has done a great job maintaining it. This program is better than when Saban left.
I have tried to stay away from getting frustrated by the rantards the past few days, but I finally snapped.