Is it time to say thank you and goodbye to Les Miles?

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red bayou showIs it time to fire Les Miles? Should LSU wait until the end of the season, or get things moving right now?

Following LSU’s performance at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, a large and ever growing contingent of Tiger fans have said enough is enough with Coach Miles and his unimaginative, outdated offense that he stubbornly refuses to change. This, in spite of promises to do so at the end of the 2015 season.
Charles Hanagriff of Sports Today on 104.5 ESPN radio and Ron Higgins of the Times Picayune and nola.com are both on board with the idea that Miles’ time has run out in Baton Rouge. In fact, Hanagriff is the first one saying that LSU should consider dismissing him mid-season. Both Hanagriff and Higgins joined Scott McKay and me on this week’s episode of the Red Bayou Show.
FWIW, I may be the last one still in Miles’ corner. It’s in my nature to support the man until he’s gone. That being said, the complaints are valid and as long as they go unaddressed, the situation will worsen. While I don’t want to part ways with the winningest coach in school history, I’m resigned to what seems to be inevitable.

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Brian Haldane

Brian started in radio in late 2004 as a part-time board operator, but “made his bones” in the business a year later when Hurricane Katrina struck, catapulting him into a full time position covering both news and production of live broadcasts. Haldane was promoted to Program Director in 2008 and held that post until 2011 when he was recruited to help launch a new station. In 2011, Brian helped launch Talk 107.3 FM. He was the morning show co-host, and helped build the show and the station into a top 10 performer. From there, Brian has moved on to work in Inbound Marketing, where he strives to marry the worlds of traditional advertising w/ the marketing methods of tomorrow. He also hosts a number of podcasts, including The Red Bayou Show, which is featured here.

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