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Miles named to Dodd Trophy 2016 Preseason Watch List

LSU head coach Les Miles (Source: WAFB) LSU head coach Les Miles (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Les Miles is one of 24 college head coaches named to the Dodd Trophy 2016 Preseason Watch List. 

The Dodd Award, "celebrates the head coach of a team who enjoys success on the gridiron, while also stressing the importance of scholarship, leadership and integrity – the three pillars of legendary coach Bobby Dodd’s philosophy," according the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Foundation's website. 

The Pac 12 led all conferences with six selections, followed by the SEC (5), Big 10 (5), ACC (3), Big 12 (3), American (1) and Notre Dame.

The winner of the 2016 Dodd Trophy will be announced in Atlanta during the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

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