The Mad Hatter in the desert? Certainly there’s some grass somewhere to his liking out west.

After being fired as the head coach at LSU in September of 2016, Les Miles failed to land another job and spent the 2017 season on the coaching sidelines. When it was looking as if the 2017-18 coaching carousel had finished spinning, it appeared the 64-year-old Miles would be out of the coaching game for yet another season. Thanks to the drama in the desert, that could very well change.

Overnight, Arizona stunned the college football world by firing Rich Rodriguez as its head football coach after six seasons and nearly a week after an investigation into sexual harassment allegations showed the claims couldn’t be substantiated.