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Link Gumbo - 11/27/15

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Now Justin Fuente and Tom Herman both have $3 million-plus offers to stay off the market - - We'll start with coaching stuff. The two biggest up and coming coaches, both coaching at Group of 5 schools, are getting big $ to remain at their respective schools. Fuente seems like he's already gone to Virginia Tech though, but that pay boost may be enough to keep Herman at Houston for another year at least.

See Fenway Park converted into a football field for the 1st time in nearly 50 years - - Notre Dame and Boston College played at Fenway Park last week. Here's how they renovated the field for the first football game there in 50 years.

Strength of schedule is mostly luck. That’s okay, because good teams should just blow out bad ones - - We'll be getting all sorts of "AIN'T PLAYED NOBODY" talk for teams as the playoff discussion heats up and then comes to it's conclusion over the next two weeks. With that, here's an article that tells you that SOS isn't as controllable as a lot of us think.

Leonard Fournette named Doak Walker Award finalist | - Leonard Fournette, still the best RB in college football, has been recognized as one of the three best by the people who decide the Doak Walker award, given to the best RB in college football. The other two finalists are Alabama's Derrick Henry and Stanford's Christian McCaffrey.

3 Doors Down to Play Halftime with Golden Band - - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics - So yeah. This is a thing.

Auction Winners, SDMI Founders, Honored Saturday - - The Official Web Site of LSU Tigers Athletics - We've learned the names of the husband and wife who bid $101,000 for Leonard Fournette's auctioned jersey from the South Carolina game. Both former LSU graduates, Toni and Emmet Stephenson also gave LSU a donation of $25 million in the aftermath of Katrina.

Report: Miles to be fired soon - Yeah, couldn't really get through this without bringing up the elephant in the room with LSU this week. Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports is reporting that Les Miles could be let as go as early as Sunday or Monday.

Frank Wilson potential candidate for Tulane - More coaching news. Reports came in Thursday that Tulane will fire head coach Curtis Johnson. More reports came in that Frank Wilson would be a candidate for the opening. Considering that no one on planet earth recruits New Orleans better than Frank Wilson, it certainly makes sense. With Miles likely gone and a slew of head coaching openings, this would seem like the offseason that Wilson finally takes his first head coaching job. But if he doesn't, whoever the new head coach is must keep him on the staff.

Which bowl game is LSU headed to? 1 of 3 options appear likely | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana - The Advocate takes a guess at which bowl LSU could be heading too. Seems like it will boil down to three: Texas, Taxslayer, or Liberty.

LSU's buyout for Les Miles could be $11 million, subject to interpretation - Here's a look at all the details on Les Miles' contract buyout.