Sources: LSU fires Les Miles after 2-2 start, names Ed Orgeron interim coach

ByDavid Ching ESPN logo
Sunday, September 25, 2016
LSU head coach Les Miles reacts to a call during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Auburn, Ala.
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LSU has fired Les Miles as football coach and has named Ed Orgeron the interim coach, sources told ESPN's Mark Schlabach.

The school also parted ways with offensive coordinator Cam Cameron.

The news was first reported by the Baton Rouge Advocate and confirmed by ESPN.

So ends the 12-year reign of one of the quirkiest and most popular coaches in SEC history -- one who was as famous for oddball behavior like eating grass as he was for winning games at an impressive clip.

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