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LSU Tigers: Five Potential SEC Openings for Les Miles

Sunday it was announced that LSU head coach Les Miles had been let go by the team after a loss on the road against the Auburn Tigers. Miles is one of the winningest coaches in recent memory, and will surely have his fair share of opportunities to coach again next season. As usual, when a […] LSU Tigers: Five Potential SEC Openings for Les Miles - Death Valley Voice - Death Valley...
Via Death Valley Voice
20 minutes ago

Miles' Career Deserves Appreciation

Les Miles has been under intense scrutiny for years, and when combined with his unique personality and occasional good fortune on the field, a simple fact about his time at LSU can be forgotten: He was one of the greatest coaches in recent college football history.
Via Sports On Earth
2 hours ago

Video: Former LSU DB Deion Jones returns INT 90 yards for TD

It might not have been TV’s biggest draw this Monday night, but the Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orlean Saints has been fun if you enjoy a lot of points, or if you’re a Falcons fan. The Saints were threatening to score when former Florida DB Brian Poole tipped a Drew Brees pass. Ex-Tigers DB Deion Jones made the pick, and then took the ball 90 yards to extend Atlanta’s lead to 45...
Via Saturday Down South
8 hours ago

Ignore The Media; LSU Had To Fire Les Miles

When I learned of LSU’s decision to part ways with long-time head coach Les Miles, I was not in the least bit surprised. At the end of the 2015 season it was apparent that the Tigers needed to get off to a fast start in 2016 for Miles to keep his job, and when that […] Ignore The Media; LSU Had To Fire Les Miles - Death Valley Voice - Death Valley Voice - A LSU Tigers Fan Site...
Via Death Valley Voice
10 hours ago

LSU commit JaCoby Stevens reaffirms pledge following Les Miles' dismissal, per newspaper

The 6-foot-2, 200-pounder added: "I'll pay attention to see who they hire as head coach. If they don't mess with the defense, I'm still heading to Baton Rouge."
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
11 hours ago

Report: Details of Les Miles’ contract buyout

According to a report, LSU will be paying former coach Les Miles over the next six years to cover his contract buyout. Source told @RabalaisAdv Miles' buyout is $9.6M over 6 years. It would be mitigated if he gets another gig https://t.co/MmVmVBydkn — Ross Dellenger (@RossDellenger) September 26, 2016 It appears LSU may be able to knock that $1.6 million annual payment down...
Via Saturday Down South
12 hours ago

Leonard Fournette, Ethan Pocic miss LSU Monday practice

CB Kevin Toliver returns to workouts.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
12 hours ago

Steve Spurrier comments on Les Miles’ firing

SEC coaching legend and current Florida ambassador Steve Spurrier appeared on the Paul Finebaum Show Monday to discuss LSU’s decision to fire Les Miles. Spurrier said he thinks Saturday’s game played a factor in both Miles and Auburn coach Gus Malzahn’s job statuses, but ultimately LSU was not living up to expectations. “It’s amazing, if there were two or three seconds...
Via Saturday Down South
13 hours ago

LSU reporter details events leading up to breaking Miles’ firing

The Advocate’s Ross Dellenger, who broke the story of Les Miles’ termination Sunday, appeared on the Paul Finebaum Show Monday to provide details leading up to LSU’s official decision. Dellenger said school officials had a meeting shortly after the Tigers’ 19-13 loss to Auburn Saturday, which led him to drive back to Baton Rogue at 6:00 a.m. in order to break the story in...
Via Saturday Down South
14 hours ago

Les Miles speaks out for first time since firing from LSU

Former LSU head coach Les Miles spoke publicly on Monday for the first time since he was fired Sunday, and he handled it like a true pro.Less than 24 hours after his dismissal, Miles gave a candid interview with The Dan Patrick show and opened up about his firing, the status of LSU's football program and his coaching future.Miles, who coached the Tigers for 12-plus seasons, said...
Via FOX Sports
16 hours ago

Saban rips LSU for firing Miles in middle of season

Nick Saban does not agree with the way LSU went about firing Les Miles. Miles lost his job on Sunday in the wake of a loss to Auburn, which has the Tigers off to a 2-2 start — the worst start of Les Miles’ 12-year tenure with the program. As far as Saban is concerned, that is no reason to fire a coach with Miles’ track record in the middle of a season. Saban: A man wins...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Les Miles makes it clear he plans on coaching again

As the LSU Tigers dropped their second game in four tries to start the 2016 season, it became clear that the power brokers within the football program were not too happy. That led to the dismissal of long-time head coach Les Miles on Sunday. Less than 24 hours later, it is clear that the 62-year-old coach is not about to give up the career he has dedicated so much of his life to...
Via The Comeback
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: LSU students react to the firing of Head Coach Les Miles

LSU's football head coach Les Miles was fired today. We spoke to students to how they feel about the decision. @nadeenabusada Follow us on Twitter @lsutigertv Follow us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/lsutigertv
Via LSU Tigers Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: LSU reaches out to Art Briles, Tom Herman

LSU made the bold decision on Sunday to fire longtime head coach Les Miles in a move that was a long time coming. Now that Miles is out, the Tigers have a vacancy to fill, and they are going big game hunting. According to LSU Scout reporter Billy Embody, LSU has already reached out to the agents for Tom Herman and Art Briles: Multiple sources have told @LSUonScout that #LSU has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: OL Ethan Pocic on Les Miles Firing | Raw Sound

OL Ethan Pocic talks to the media about the firing of Head Coach Les Miles. Here is the raw footage. Follow us on Twitter @lsutigertv Follow us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/lsutigertv
Via LSU Tigers Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: DB Jamal Adams on Les Miles Firing | Raw Sound

LSU DB Jamal Adams talks to the media after Head Coach Les Miles was fired. Follow us on Twitter @lsutigertv Follow us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/lsutigertv
Via LSU Tigers Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: LSU makes new hire, promotion in staff shakeup

We know that Ed Orgeron will be the interim head coach for LSU moving forward, but what about the rest of the staff? According to FootballScoop, LSU has already figured out its defensive line coach and offensive coordinator: Multiple outlets have reported the Tigers will tab Pete Jenkins as defensive line coach and tab Steve Ensminger as interim offensive coordinator. Jenkins is...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

LSU Tigers Already Reaching Out To Potential Head Coaching Candidates

According to a report from Scout.com, the LSU Tigers have reached out to Houston head coach Tom Herman and former Baylor coach Art Briles regarding their head coaching vacancy. Multiple sources have told @LSUonScout that #LSU has reached out to Tom Herman and Art Briles through their agents. — Billy Embody (@BillyEmbody) September 25, 2016 […] LSU Tigers Already Reaching Out...
Via Death Valley Voice
1 day ago

Report: Miles fired by LSU; Orgeron named interim coach

Les Miles and Cam Cameron have been fired by LSU, a day after losing to Auburn 18-13 in controversial fashion to fall to 2-2 this season, the Baton Rouge Advocate’s Ross Dellenger reports. Dellenger reported Sunday that LSU officials were meeting to conduct an extensive review of the program that is generally reserved for after the season. He said both the jobs of Miles and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LSU drops out of coaches top 25 poll

Tigers receive 30 points in voting.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

Auburn beats LSU after touchdown on last play is wiped out

Auburn was awarded an 18-13 victory over LSU on Saturday after an LSU touchdown on the final play of the game was wiped out, giving Auburn the win. It was a crazy ending, so here's a recap of what happened.  Auburn kicked a field goal with 2:56 left to go up 18-13 on LSU and then kicked off to give their opponents the ball. LSU managed a 13-play drive and had a 3rd-and-16 at the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn staffer 'okay' despite being hit by football in face

Football players make it seem like fielding a kickoff is easy, but here’s a reminder just how difficult — and painful — it can be. Ashley Ward, who takes photos and video for Auburn media, was hit in the face by a kickoff ball when she was trying to field it during the Auburn-LSU game on Saturday. Ward tweeted in response to a few videos to say she was “good” and “okay”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Danny Etling gets blasted by Tre’ Williams, who gets ejected

LSU quarterback Danny Etling was absolutely rocked by Tre’ Williams in the second quarter during Saturday’s game against Auburn. It was a vicious hit by Williams, who led with the crown of his helmet. Not surprisingly, he was ejected for targeting. Unlike the absurd targeting call in the Penn State versus Michigan game earlier in the afternoon (watch here), this was clearly...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU kicker to honor fallen friends with custom cleats

When LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye takes the field on Saturday against Auburn, he’ll be honoring two fallen friends. Delahoussaye was injured in the car accident that took the lives of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. When LSU takes on Auburn, Delahoussaye will be wearing cleats paying tribute to the two late punters. This is for my...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: LSU QB Danny Etling poised for first road start

LSU Quarterback Danny Etling will make his first start on the road this Saturday when the Tigers travel to Auburn. Follow us on Twitter @lsutigertv Follow us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/lsutigertv
Via LSU Tigers Athletics
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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