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Dan Patrick: Do you listen to local radio?
Les Miles: [Laughs.] I don't listen to radio. I don't watch TV. My wife reports to me on all media outlets.
DP: Is she careful of what she tells you when you're being ripped?
LM: [Laughs.] Yeah. I'm sure she does. You can tell, because she can get mad herself. I think she definitely filters what comes through.
DP: The clock management issues against Tennessee [on Oct. 2], or if we go to other games.... You've been criticized for the way you manage the clock in the fourth quarter. How does your wife tell you what's being said? And how much do you care about what's being said?
LM: Certainly we're very critical of ourselves. No one has to tell us what we are, or what we are not. I am making the calls that I can to benefit our football team, period. That has nothing to do with this perception on the outside. That perception is about 70% left of center. So I don't pay much attention to any of that stuff, to be honest with you. I look at my team. I'm about improving it. I'm about coaching my players. I'm about coaching my coaches.