One of the nation's most attractive jobs is now open. Where should LSU turn? We put together our own search firm and name the ideal candidates.
In a way, the end to his final game was a fitting end to the last year for Les Miles. But as Heather Dinich explains, the unpredictable nature of college football - and there was plenty of it in week 4 - is one of the many things that make it great.
"At the end of the day I love him. I just hope the best for him," Leonard Fournette said of Les Miles' firing after an emotional meeting with the longtime LSU coach.
LSU relieves Les Miles of his duties as head football coach and names Ed Orgeron as interim head coach for the remainder of the 2016 season.
LSU currently has the No. 4-ranked 2017 class with a large number of ESPN 300 commits. After Les Miles' firing, most are sticking by the Tigers.
ESPN's Rece Davis looks at LSU's coaching history prior to the tenures of Nick Saban and Les Miles, who was fired Sunday, and ponders whether Miles' replacement will be able to match his level of success with the Tigers.
AP Top 25
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Dropped from rankings: LSU 18, Oklahoma 25
Others receiving votes: Arizona State 135, Oklahoma 120, North Dakota State 58, West Virginia 51, Virginia Tech 38, Colorado 33, North Carolina 26, Iowa 25, UCLA 22, Auburn 18, LSU 17, Western Michigan 14, Wake Forest 9, Memphis 6, Maryland 2, Toledo 1
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Dropped from rankings: LSU 17, Iowa 25
Others receiving votes: Iowa 127, Boise State 126, Arizona State 94, Oklahoma 77, West Virginia 46, LSU 30, Western Michigan 25, Memphis 23, Virginia Tech 20, UCLA 20, Auburn 18, Colorado 16, Minnesota 14, Navy 14, Wake Forest 9, Kansas State 6, Air Force 4, Toledo 4, Oregon 3, Maryland 2, South Florida 1, Appalachian State 1, Troy 1