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LSU Tigers

AD says Miles to stay, LSU beats Texas A&M 19-7

Les Miles rode across the Tiger Stadium field on the shoulders of his players while fans chanted his name.

It would have been quite a send-off, except LSU's administration doesn't want him going anywhere after all.

Minutes after LSU closed out the regular season with a 19-7 victory over Texas A&M, athletic director Joe Alleva said Miles will remain the Tigers' coach. The announcement capped more than a week of speculation that Miles was on the verge of losing his job after his first three-game winning streak in his 11 years at LSU.

"I'm looking forward to working with Coach Miles as he leads this team to a bowl game and another great recruiting class,"...