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LSU fans are making it very clear they still love Les Miles

If Les Miles loses his job after Saturday's game, it's not the fault of LSU fans.

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LSU head coach Les Miles has been under fire since losing to Alabama earlier this month, and reports this week indicated that he could soon be fired regardless of the outcome of Saturday night's game against Texas A&M. That news has not sat well with LSU fans, who appear far more interested in firing Miles' boss, athletic director Joe Alleva.

Earlier this week, Miles comforted a tearful LSU fan during his call-in show. The movement to save Les made its way to Death Valley Saturday night. If Miles was under pressure, he didn't show it in pregame, jumping off the bus with a smile and greeting supporters in the stadium.

Coach Miles fired up coming off the bus. #LSU

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Muschamp also took in the moment inside the stadium, pausing for a moment during introductions to tip is cap to raucous fans:

Fans inside and outside Tiger Stadium showed their support for Miles:

#signsaysitall #lsutigers #les

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#foreverlsu #lplg

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As for Alleva? Not so much.

Couldn't have said it better myself. #GeauxLes #LSU

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After the LSU's win over Texas A&M, fans and players showered Miles in song and cheer in an emotional scene that may make it difficult for the athletic department to fire the head coach and expect support.

Reports from Saturday indicate Miles might be able to survive with a win Saturday night, and that political pressure could shift to Alleva. If that happens, chalk up a win for the LSU faithful.