It’s been a very good 72 hours for Les Miles.
Following rumors that LSU was close to buying out Miles’ remaining coaching contract, Miles gave an emotional statement to boosters that insinuated he was not long for Baton Rouge, then received raucous ovations during his team’s final regular season game against Ole Miss. A day later Miles learned that he definitely has at least one more year leading the Tigers. A day after that he was back out on the recruiting trail, where he celebrated his newfound job security with Saivon Smith, the nation’s top cornerback recruit who is an LSU pledge.
How did Miles celebrate Smith’s renewed commitment and his own suddenly brighter future? By dabbing with Smith, of course.
That’s Miles in the video above, in full suit and sportcoat, celebrating with a dab game that would make Cam Newton proud. He “dabbed on it” on command not once, but twice, with Smith allegedly joining in the action (though you can only see Miles in the video).
Thus solves the great riddle: “How does an endangered college football coach celebrate newfound loyalty? By dabbing, and dabbing proud.