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How Nick Saban’s Success Is to Blame for Les Miles Being in the Hot Seat

Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide and Les Miles of the LSU Tigers have won five national titles between them. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide and Les Miles of the LSU Tigers have won five national titles between them. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

According to numerous reports, Les Miles’s days as head coach at LSU are numbered—as in a number you can count on two hands. The Tigers...

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