Les Miles Signs New Contract To Stay At LSU Until 2012

MILES’ LONG ROAD DETOURS BACK TO LSU WITH NEW DEAL: Tense Tigers & worried Wolverines don’t have to wait any longer. Les Miles is officially staying at LSU:

Miles Times Picayune headline

The NEW ORLEANS TIMES-PICAYUNE reports that the coach had signed an agreement on Thursday to stay in Baton Rouge, with the school’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approving the new contract.

Les Miles Benjamins

The new deal keeps Miles with the Bayou Bengals until 2012, if not longer. If the Tigers win the BCS title over Ohio State on January 7, Les is assured he’ll be among the highest-paid college coaches in the land - which can help line Les’ pockets to the tune of over $3 million per year.

Sad Michigan fans disguise

With the LSU deal now done, Michigan AD Bill Martin can now come out of hiding.