Despite the struggles it has endured over the last decade, Kansas football now actually has a big name head coach to line up with its more successful and prestigious basketball program. Les Miles is preparing for his first season in Lawrence.
Like KU basketball coach Bill Self, Miles has won a national title. The two men even won it all in the same school year, 2007-08.
Miles and Self played up their similarities in a newly-released video from Kansas Athletics. In it, they do their best impression of the scene from “Step Brothers.”
Yes, Bill and Les are now “best friends.”
— Kansas Jayhawks (@KUAthletics) April 15, 2019
If you’re not familiar with the film “Step Brothers,” which came out the same year Self and Miles won their national titles, this is the scene that clip was based on.
Miles will have his work cut out for him this fall and beyond though. Kansas hasn’t had a winning season on the gridiron since 2008.
The year before that, 2007, was when the school had its greatest season, going 12-1 and winning the Orange Bowl.