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Les Miles Has Swag Speech At Alma Matter H.S.
by Larry Leo
June 10, 20122 Comments
Elyria, Ohio native Les Miles was a surprise guess speaker at his alma matter Elyria High School's commencement on Saturday. Les said...
quote:He was touring the new $70 million Elyria High School on Saturday with some of his old football buddies when the topic of speaking at graduation came up, according to Elyria Schools Superintendent Paul Rigda. You can read more about his visit here.
“You’ve got to live life like someone’s stealing it from you,” said Miles, who was in town for his 40th high school reunion. “Do it with passion.”
“The reason you are allowed to have success is because someone believes in you and starts you on your way,” said Miles
“If you’re going to work at a gas station, get there early and get it right,” Miles said.
He urged the 164th graduating class of Elyria High School to “operate with swagger.”
“Swagger really means style,” Miles said. “I’ve never met an Elyria High graduate who didn’t have style.”
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