Sons Of Miles, Cameron To Camp At OSU

Manny Miles

The son of LSU head coach Les Miles, Manny Miles, who was born in Stillwater when Miles was serving as offensive coordinator under Bob Simmons, is coming back to Stillwater on Saturday with his dad. Joining them is LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and his son, Danny. Manny and Danny are both high school quarterbacks in Baton Rouge where their fathers are well known for guiding the LSU Tigers.

The foursome from Louisiana will be in Stillwater for the Oklahoma State high school senior and junior mini-camp. Every school has these and they are more affordable and convenient as a way to get players on campus that may be prospects for recruiting.

Manny Miles made headlines on Friday by telling the Detroit News that he told his dad he would not play for him at LSU.

"I said to him, ‘Under what circumstance could you come to LSU?'" Les Miles said to the Detroit News and then followed with Manny's answer. "He says, ‘None.'

"He said, ‘Dad, you're the head coach. I don't see that path.' Right now, I'm recruiting him. The good news is, I can work on him pretty good," Miles continued in the interview with the paper.

Miles was in Michigan with his son at a camp at the University of Michigan, the alma mater of Les Miles.

"I would love to see him at Michigan," Miles told the Detroit News. "The first place that I took him to tour was Michigan, and he fell in love with the place. He said, ‘Dad, I know why you went here.'"

Now he will again show Oklahoma State to Manny. Manny, his younger brother Bennie, and older sister Catherine spent a lot of their early childhood in Stillwater with a stop in Dallas, where Miles coached for the Cowboys in between being a coordinator and then the head coach at Oklahoma State.

Manny (6-0, 185) is also a pitcher at Baton Rouge University Lab High School. He has a fastball in the 88 to 90 mph range and threw a no-hitter in the playoffs as a sophomore against Monroe Calvary Baptist.

Last season in football he completed 51 of 70 passes for 957 yards with 13 touchdowns and just four interceptions. He also ran 16 times for 55 yards and another touchdown.

Cam Cameron's son Danny (6-1, 202) is the starting quarterback at Baton Rouge Catholic after transferring from Loyola Blakefield in Maryland when his dad took the job with his friend Les Miles at LSU. Miles and Cameron had coached together at Michigan before each took different paths from that point before joining each other again at LSU.

Now they will all be in Stillwater on Saturday for Mike Gundy and his staff including offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Mike Yurcich to work out and evaluate.

As expressed above, Miles and Cameron are both expected to be in attendance to watch. The two dads also took their sons to Columbus, Ohio earlier this month to compete in an Elite 11 Camp on the campus of Ohio State University.

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