Mailbag: Was Miles serious? Probably not 

November, 30, 2012
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Taking your questions on LSU football and recruiting:

Do you think the talks with Arkansas were ever serious for Les Miles? Did Miles use it as leverage for more money?

Miles used the word "sincere" to describe his dialogue with Arkansas over its job opening. That's probably a good word choice because it reflects that Miles took it seriously and listened, but falls short of any suggestion that Miles was ever anywhere near leaving Baton Rouge.
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