As Oklahoma State heads to Lawrence to take on Kansas and coach Les Miles, it’s impossible not to feel a bit nostalgic.
The Les Miles era at OSU was nearly two decades ago, but it feels like yesterday. And reflecting on his time in Stillwater, it’s plausible the golden era of the Gundy days may never have happened if not for him.
So let’s lean into the nolstagia, shall we? I’ve gathered up some of his best moments — some individual moments, some games, some more broad memories — from his time at OSU.
In his first season at the helm of the OSU program, Les Miles’ Cowboys were a dreadful 4-7 — a mere one-win improvement on the final year of the Bob Simmons era.