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KU coach Les Miles ‘stole’ the national championship trophy in Dr Pepper commercial

New KU football coach Les Miles eats grass at halftime of basketball game

New KU football coach Les Miles made a halftime appearance Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at the Jayhawks' basketball game against Stanford and ate some grass.
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New KU football coach Les Miles made a halftime appearance Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at the Jayhawks' basketball game against Stanford and ate some grass.

Kansas football coach Les Miles got quite a bit of air time during Monday night’s broadcast of the College Football Playoff national championship game.

Miles was in a commercial for Dos Equis beer as he watered the field at Levi’s Stadium with, well, beer. He also was part of the conclusion to a series of commercials from Dr Pepper, which ran during the college football season.

There was a cliff-hanger* as Sheriff Brian Bosworth tried to determine who had stolen college football’s national-championship trophy in Fansville.

*Is there such a thing with commercials?

Turns out it was Miles:

Not surprisingly, Twitter had some fun with Miles being “revealed” as the thief.

From covering the World Series to the World Cup, Pete has done a little bit of everything since joining The Star in 1997. He writes about baseball and has a quirky blog that augments The Star’s coverage of area teams.

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