Dear Tiger Fans. LSU's Joe Alleva wants you to know how seriously he's taking the job of hiring a new football coach.

Alleva sent out a letter Friday morning reiterating the qualities he's looking for in a coach. That wish list hasn't changed since he offered a similar list of traits in an interview with The Advocate's Scott Rabalais.

Alleva's letter concludes by saying the athletic department welcomes comments from fans to the email address And, YOU KNOW, Tiger fans are not shy about offering an opinion.

See the complete text of Allega's letter below: