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An LSU win over Alabama in tonight's BCS Championship Game would trigger two different clauses in Les Miles' contract that would increase his salary over the next six years, potentially making him the highest paid coach in the SEC and pushing to the brink of the $5 Million Club.
Miles is currently the fourth-highest paid coach in the country at $3.75 million per year, not including the extra $200,000 he earned for winning the SEC and another $200,000 for qualifying for a BCS bowl game. A win in the national title game would net another $100,000, but also triggers a windfall that is actually helped by Saban's salary.
According to paragraph 6, subparagraph D in Miles' contract, if the Tigers win the national championship, "…the total annual compensation shall be adjusted to be no less than the third, highest salary within NCAA Division I intercollegiate football."
Currently, Oklahoma's Bob Stoops is the third-highest paid coach at $4.075 million. But her...
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When the final BCS rankings came out and revealed which two teams would be playing for the BCS Championship, a good majority of us responded with a collective, “Aw come on, not them again!” When LSU and Alabama played on Nov. 5, we witnessed a 9-6 overtime festival of snores. Last night, when they met again in the BCS Championship game… well, at least one of them scored a...
LSU coach Les Miles has already come out a winner before the BCS championship game.
According to the AP, Miles won the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year award after leading his top-ranked Tigers to a perfect regular-season record and an SEC championship.
LSU plays Nick Saban’s No. 2 Alabama for the BCS national title tonight.
The award is given to the coach who best exemplifies...
Harvey Updyke, the Alabama fan accused of poisoning the oak trees on Auburn's campus, was spotted on Bourbon Street on Sunday night.
Beware Les Miles and all the LSU Tigers supporters in New Orleans, the next scariest sports fan in history is in town. Hide yo kids, hide yo mascots and school symbols. [AL].
LSU coach Les Miles has won the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year award for the Football Bowl Subdivision after leading his top-ranked Tigers to a perfect regular-season record and an SEC championship.
COLUMN: For reasons only he knows the answers to, LSU coach Les Miles decision to stick with Jordan Jefferson persists through the tough loss to Alabama.
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Nick Saban's boys, Alabama, and Les Miles' boys, LSU, will play on Monday for the BCS championship in a much-anticipated rematch of the overtime slugfest held in Tuscaloosa. The game will be broadcast at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. Monday.
Defense may win championships, but NOT TV ratings.
Alabama's national championship win drew the lowest television ratings in the BCS' 14-year history.
An overnight rating of 13.8.
That was a dip from the previous all-time low, a 14.3 rating set in 2002 by Miami and Nebraska.
Now can we finally get our playoff system or a +1 or something? PLEASE BCS PLEASE?
Finally, after days and days of talk about absolutely nothing new, the game that will explode minds and possibly actual heads is upon us. And, as is customary with nearly every game, but always the big games, everyone and their brother are throwing out a score prediction, which means you'll be hearing from the one lucky bastard who manages to nail it exactly (he or she should...