Big 3: Miles learns A&M rivalry 

October, 17, 2012
Since Les Miles has been head coach at LSU, the Tigers have not played Texas A&M in a regular-season football game. But Miles is learning that there is a history between the Tigers and Aggies and he talked about it on the SEC teleconference Wednesday morning.

1. Old rivals: Under Miles, LSU and Texas A&M have met just once -- LSU's 41-24 win in the 2011 Cotton Bowl -- and Miles naturally thinks of A&M more as a program he got to know as an assistant coach with the Dallas Cowboys and as head coach at Oklahoma State before coming to LSU. He said on the call that he's becoming more aware of the long-standing rivalry between the two programs.

"I do recognize the history between our two schools," Miles said. "It's been brought to me by our fan base."

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