BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - LSU has granted officials from the
University of Michigan permission to meet with Les Miles about the
Wolverines head football coaching vacancy.
An LSU spokesman says athletic director Skip Bertman granted the
request on condition that Michigan waits until after Saturday's
Southeastern Conference championship game before starting
Bertman and LSU chancellor Sean O'Keefe plan to meet with Miles
next week to discuss his contract.
Miles is in his third season as LSU's coach. The fifth-ranked
Tigers are 10-and-2 this season and will face Tennessee on Saturday
in Atlanta for the SEC title.
Miles played for legendary coach Bo Schembechler at Michigan and was a Wolverines assistant coach
Michigan coach Lloyd Carr announced his retirement last week.