Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports
LSU coach Les Miles joined the Paul Finebaum show on Thursday and spoke about a variety of topics including his trip to Cuba, the hiring of Dave Aranda and the season opener against Wisconsin at Lambeau Field.

Miles was also asked about running back Leonard Fournette who he says needs to shed a few pounds before practice starts up again. Per

"Leonard was 235 to 233 or so during spring; we want him right around 225 so his strength and speed are maximized," Miles said. "He's an elite guy and he wants to be an elite body as he goes into fall. Certainly this summer will provide him with that opportunity.

"He's a great teammate, unselfish. He wants for the team. He has great leadership. I think he's going to have a great year. He's poised to be better than he was last year."
You can listen to Miles' full interview with Finebaum here.

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therealchampion97 months
Coaches should also be in peak shape. Studies show that the brain functions better when the body is fit. Thump me down if you agree.
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Mr Fusion97 months
"He's poised to be better than he was last year." :drool:
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whodatfan97 months
He wants for the team. Lol. Ole Les....
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Thacian97 months
Summertime training and then three a days/two a days...problem solved
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Hulkklogan97 months
Moffitt will get him where he needs to be.
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Spankum97 months
elite athletes burn many thousand calories per day...adding or shedding ten pounds doesn't even require much thought for them.
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Tiger Nation 8497 months
This article is misleading. They are acting like he is 250 pounds full of fat or something lol. Come on man
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colors_of_kings97 months
Translation: His weight is perfect.
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LSU Patrick97 months
DAT BBQ sauce doh.
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HuRRiCaNe MiLeS97 months
He been eating at Izzo's?
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GeauxTGRZ97 months
So could Les
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CP3forMVP97 months
He will be down to his play weight once the season rolls around. Let him enjoy his offseason for a while
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UnAnon97 months
Let that boy bulk and have fun. No shot on Magee but his weight won't affect him come fall like it did Magee. 6'1 235 is still lean to fournette
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Tigers4Lyfe97 months
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