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SportsPulse: Dan Wolken looks at how Les Miles will be viewed after the disturbing allegations that came to light recently and why he will likely never coach in college football again.
DAN WOLKEN: Regardless of what you thought about Les Miles as a football coach, he always seemed to be funny and entertaining and endearing. But now with what we know the program looked like at LSU, the way they dealt with sexual assault, sexual misconduct allegations, and Miles' personal conduct himself that was revealed in these reports-- or at least the allegations of what he did and how he approached young women-- I think it's left an irreparable stain on his reputation. I don't think anyone will ever look at him as the funny, quirky guy again. I think they'll look at him in a much different, darker way.
And, you know, I think for him now at Kansas, this was always going to be the last chapter of his coaching career. He's been getting up there in age. He was hired to try to give Kansas a foundation of competence that they could build on for the next coach. But now he's clearly in a position where he's not going to be the coach there, I don't think, next season. I'd be shocked if that were the case. So he will not coach in college football after this again. So, I think this will be a sad ending to his career and will leave people with a much different view of him than they had when he was the coach at LSU.