"I am pleased to announce that Les Miles will remain the head coach at LSU," said Alleva. "Les has led this program to many great successes on the field and his players represent LSU well off the field. We look forward to many great years of LSU football under his leadership."
Miles will have a press conference upon his return from Dallas where he is speaking at the convention of the American Football Coaches Association.
In six seasons at LSU, Miles has compiled a 62-17 (.785) overall record including 33-15 (.688) in the Southeastern Conference and 5-1 (.833) in bowl games.
Statement from LSU Chancellor Michael Martin:
"I'm thankful, on behalf of all Tiger fans, that Coach Miles is staying at LSU. His success as a coach, a mentor and a role model have had positive impacts at this university and across this community. I look forward to Coach Miles being our coach, colleague and a friend for many years to come."