SEVERE WX : Dense Fog Advisory View Alerts

Report: Ex-LSU AD wanted Miles fired amid sexual complaints

Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Butch Dill

LSU’s former athletic director recommended in 2013 that Les Miles be fired as Tigers football coach because of his behavior with female student workers.

Posted: Mar 5, 2021 2:51 PM

AP-LSU’s former athletic director recommended in 2013 that Les Miles be fired as Tigers football coach because of his behavior with female student workers. Then-athletic director Joe Alleva’s recommendation is detailed in a newly released report into how the university has handled sexual misconduct complaints. The findings by the Husch Blackwell law firm offer a scathing view of the resources and attention LSU has dedicated to such complaints and has resulted in the suspensions without pay of two senior athletics officials: Deputy athletics director Verge Ausberry and senior associate athletic director Miriam Segar.

Lafayette
Cloudy
52° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 52°
New Iberia
Cloudy
51° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 51°
Ville Platte
Cloudy
54° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 54°
Abbeville
Cloudy
49° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 49°
Crowley
Cloudy
54° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 54°
St. Martinville
Cloudy
51° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 51°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
54° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 54°
Dense Fog and then Warmer

Community Events