Photos: Les Miles Through The Years

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  • Associated Press file photo -- Oklahoma State head coach Les Miles, left, and offensive coordinator Mike Gundy sit during photo day for the December 2004 Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Oklahoma State coach Les Miles, left, and Ohio State coach Jim Tressel greet at midfield following the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004. Ohio won 33-7. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Keyword Sports, Coach

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG LSU head coach Les Miles sings the alma mater with LSU running back Spencer Ware, left, LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu (to Miles' right), and LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery (99) after their game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX. LSU vs. Oregon FBC. LSU won 40-27.

  • Advocate Staff Photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND LSU cheerleaders surround LSU head football coach Les Miles on stage as he gives a few words of encouragement during LSU's Homecoming pep rally on the parade grounds Thursday, Nov. 10,2011. Cheerleaders are, front row from left, Parker Wade, Sadie Landrieu, Julie Rapp, and Chelsea Hebert. Back row, from right, Neil Jarrett, Scott Swiler and Anthony Alexander. The cheerleaders and the crowd also sang 'Happy Birthday' to Miles.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban and LSU head coach Les Miles pose for photos with the BCS coaches trophy during a press conference in New Orleans Sunday.

  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS. LSU head football coach Les Miles directs players during LSU Spring Football practice Tuesday at the McClendon Practice Fields. Patrick Dennis

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG LSU wide receiver Jarvis Landry (80), left, and LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger (8) listen to LSU quarterbacks coach Steve Kragthorpe, second from left, and LSU head coach Les Miles, right, as LSU stages its first practice of preseason camp. Shot on Thursday August 2, 2012, in Baton Rouge, La..

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU head coach Les Miles and his team sing the alma mater after the second half of an SEC football game. LSU defensive tackle Bennie Logan (18) and LSU defensive tackle Josh Downs (77) flank Miles. LSU won 41-35. Photo shot on Saturday Nov. 17, 2012, in Baton Rouge, La..

  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles paces the sideline with just less than two minutes left in the game at the Chick-fil-A Bowl, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. Clemson rallied to win on a last-second field goal, 25-24.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- LSU coach Les Miles answers questions at a news conference.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU head coach Les Miles and TCU head coach Gary Patterson meet at midfield after the second half Saturday in AT&T Stadium to open the season. LSU defeated TCU 37-27. BILL FEIG

  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- UAB head coach Garrick McGee, left, shakes hands with LSU head coach Les Miles after the game Saturday at Tiger Stadium. Travis Spradling