LSU Football & Van Halen: Highly Successful, Highly Maligned

They had HUGE shoes to fill. They apparently were in over their heads. They weren’t up to the task … this gig was simply too big for them.

Meet Sammy Hagar and Les Miles.

One ran around in a yellow jumpsuit screaming about breaking the speed limit, the other wore a highly perched, pristine white hat yelling “Ya-HOO!”. The two had similar success before accepting the biggest offer of their lives. Hagar rode the coattails of the slightly absurd single “I Can’t Drive 55” and his platinum selling album VOA into the biggest band in the world.