In an interview with ESPN Radio 104.5 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (via ESPN.com’s David Ching), on Wednesday, former LSU athletic director Skip Bertman said Miles rejected an offer from the Wolverines in 2011.
“Les Miles turned that job down for more money at Michigan. He turned it down,” Bertman said. “He would never say that because he’s a very humble guy. But I was there; he turned it down.”
Sorry, this report is patently false. Les Mile did not “turn down Michigan for more money.”
The same sources who told me Harbaugh was returning to Michigan LONG before he officially signed as Michigan Head Coach claims this version of events NEVER happened.
My sources have long claimed that Miles was offered the job by former Michigan AD, Dave Brandon, but Brandon insulted Miles with his offer...Read More