Miles confirms Lee as starting quarterback Miles confirms Lee as starting quarterback LSU quarterback Jarrett Lee (12) looks downfield for a receiver as LSU center P.J. Lonergan (64) blocks during their college football game against Tennessee in Baton Rouge, La. Saturday, October 2, 2010. LSU won 16-14. Lee was confirmed as the starting quarterback by LSU Coach Les Miles on Friday, Aug. 26, at a post-practice news conference. Scott Rabalais| Advocate sportswriter Aug. 27, 2011 Comments LSU Football Coach Les Miles has confirmed that Jarrett Lee will be the starting quarterback for the team. Miles made the announcement at a post-practice news conference on Friday. More in The Advocate on Saturday.