March 3, 2007

Miles happy with first week

LSU completed its first week of a spring football drills with a two-hour practice Saturday.

Tigers coach Les Miles is satisfied with his team's progress in the first four workouts.

"The young guys are getting better," said Miles, in his post-practice press conference. "I like the team's attitude and what we're doing."

Miles identified six players as displaying leadership on the field during the first week of spring practice - center Brett Helms, running back Jacob Hester, quarterback Matt Flynn, defensive end Tyson Jackson, linebacker Luke Sanders and cornerback Chevis Jackson.

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