Les Miles isn't done with coaching.
"I would have a difficult time not being involved in the game and to coach," Miles said Monday, a day after LSU fired him.
The coach appeared for a 10-minute segment on "The Dan Patrick Show," his first public comments of any kind since he and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron were fired Sunday.
Miles, 62, indicated he will not be retiring and that he'll likely be at a football game Saturday: North Carolina at Florida State. His son Manny is a quarterback for the Tar Heels.
"If I can find a ticket to Florida State ... I'll see if my son can arrange a ticket," Miles said. "I'll be rooting for the LSU Tigers, Tar Heels, (Dallas) Cowboys and Michigan."
In a meeting with LSU athletic director Joe Alleva on Sunday afternoon, Miles was notified of his termination, ending a 12-year run at a school where he won 77 percent of his games, a national championship and two Southeastern Conference titles.
He told Dan Patrick that he "supports the decision." Did he fight it?
"It was beyond fighting," he said. "Anything that they see that makes the Tigers better, I'm for."
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Miles thanked Alleva for the opportunity to speak to his players in a team meeting Sunday. He spoke for a few minutes before "exiting as fast as I could," he said.
"They deserve the best, and I think Ed Orgeron will do a great job for them," Miles said.
He called the LSU job "a blast" and said he does not feel sorry for himself.
"Are you kidding me? I've had a great run at LSU and enjoyed myself," he said.
Pete Jenkins has known Ed Orgeron for decades.
Miles questioned his own play-calling during LSU's final drive against Auburn in an 18-13 loss on Saturday night. The 13-play drive stalled at the Auburn 15-yard line, and the game ended with LSU unable to get a snap off.
Quarterback Danny Etling found receiver D.J. Chark for what was initially ruled a game-winning touchdown, but it was reviewed and overturned because the clock hit zeroes before the snap.
"How that game ends ... maybe there's a way the coach could have gotten them a second more," he said.
On that drive, LSU did not go into hurry-up mode, still getting play calls from the sideline. LSU allowed 91 of the final 160 seconds of that drive to burn off the clock while getting in play calls.
"I always review everything. I think I gave us a chance to win the game," Miles said.
Miles admitted that the team could have had back-to-back play calls ready instead of having Etling turn to the sideline for a play call between each snap.
As for his future, Miles hinted that, yes, he'll coach again.
"I don't golf," he said. "I enjoy shooting the gun, but I don't necessarily like to point it at animals."