Found January 24, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
PLAYERS: Les Miles
He’s an odd character, as he eats grass, and says some really weird things, but the man can coach football with the best of them. That is exactly why LSU has given their head coach, Les Miles, a huge pay raise. Miles is set to become one of only give coaches in NCAA football that are making over $4 million per season. The new deal that has been submitted will pay Miles $4.3 per over the course of seven years. His previous deal, which began in 2008, paid him $3.751 million. Here are some additional details to go along with the new contract including additional bonuses and a hefty buyout if he is fired without cause. The new deal also includes an arrangement under which LSU would pay an additional $150,000 each year “into an account owned and controlled by LSU,” according to the athletics department statement. “Miles can collect the funds in the account totaling $750,000 after serving the first five years of the contract. He can collect the final $300,000 in the account if he serves the final two years of the contract.” However, if Miles is fired without cause, he would be receive a separately determined buyout [...]

Les Miles gets extension and raise

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Covering Dixie: Johnny Manziel, Les Miles, Bear Bryant's taylor, and more.

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Aggies Face LSU in Baton Rouge

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Turnovers doom Texas A&M in loss to LSU

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TSD TV: Anthony Hickey

Taylor Halsey sat down with LSU sophomore point guard Anthony Hickey in advance of Wednesday night's game versus Texas A&M to discuss getting back in the win column in SEC play.

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