Live-blogging Les Miles

11:53 a.m. ET "Summer's over." Hey, Les, Tim Tebow is the only one in the SEC who can alter the laws of meteorology. So until he says it's over, it doesn't end until Sept. 22.

11:55 a.m. ET "Eight victories and a bowl win -- that was not enough." Eight victories included the bowl win, by the way.

11:56 a.m ET Jordan Jefferson would start if the season began today, but Miles believes both Jefferson and Jarrett Lee will be better this year. Maybe Jarrett Lee can throw just five pick-sixes this year.

12:01 p.m ET He's been asked "did I vote for Tebow? And I certainly did." Story's over, Les.

12:02 p.m. ET How big a shock was last year to players used to winning 11 games a year? "I think our team has prepared in earnest and I think it'll be seen this fall."

12:03 p.m. ET Playing off of Spurrier's Tebow trouble, Les Miles is asked if he filled out his All-SEC ballot. IT LIVES!!! (Miles has help, but it's ultimately his call.) Does fill out Top 25 ballot.

12:10 p.m. ET Did he enjoy going to Omaha for the College World Series, and did the "air time" help with recruiting? Miles respects players who play two sports and can handle the academics. "I can't tell you how much I enjoyed watching Jared Mitchell lead off the third game with a home run. ... The only thing I can tell you about air time is if they're taking pictures of a football coach in the stand, it's a slow game." There was a Big Ten team in the CWS?

12:17 p.m. ET Trindon Holliday, or more accurately trindonhollidayzoomzoom: "I think he's a football player." Not afraid of contact. "I think we're going to run him from the backfield more." Thinks he inspires young children, including one of Miles' sons, and is a public favorite because of his relative lack of height.

12:20 p.m. ET Everyone can draw up a playoff scenario -- until you bring in college presidents and bowls and televison. This is actually an underrated point -- playoff supporters tend to underestimate the significant logistical issues with getting there. "I think this is a system that has its advantages."

12:24 p.m. ET Doesn't think the co-defensive coordinator set-up led to the defensive problems.

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