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Ed Orgeron and LSU have reportedly agreed to a six-year contract worth more than $42 million, according to Bruce Feldman with Fox Sports/The Athletic. The new deal was later confirmed by LSU:
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The new six-year agreement includes a base annual salary of $6 million. In addition, Coach O will receive a $5 million split-dollar life insurance policy payable over the first two years of the agreement. In total, the agreement is worth more than $42 million, before bonuses.

The agreement is pending approval of the LSU Board of Supervisors.

"Coach O has set a new standard at LSU," said LSU Athletic Director Scott Woodward. "He has proven that he is not only a championship coach, but also a leader of a program committed to doing things the right way. He has represented our institution and our state with great pride, on and off the field of play. He is well-deserving of this new contract, which should make clear our commitment to Coach O and the direction of our football program."
Last March, Orgeron signed a two-year, $4 million contract extension that made him the 24th highest-paid coach in College Football. His new deal makes him the 5th highest-paid coach in the country.

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48 Comments
He deserves every damn bit. What a performance under pressure. Proved all of the doubters wrong including myself. Thank you, Coach.
Reply10 months
Well deserved Coach O and yes he should have won over the naysayers on this board by now, but again we got some idiots that are never satisfied. Keep it going Coach O for Louisiana.
10 months
money available since Les is now off the lsu payroll.
Reply10 months
Good for Coach O!
Reply10 months
He earned every penny....
Reply10 months
You have arguably the greatest season ever...well...you get rewarded.
Reply10 months
Well deserved.
Reply10 months
Kind of crazy that $7mil a year is only number 3 in the SEC...good for O though.
Reply10 months
What people don’t realize is the boost to the Louisiana economy winning a national .
Reply10 months
Local economy*
10 months
There is also a huge economic benefit to LSU and the athletic department that having a player winning the Heisman Trophy brings. When you combine the economic boom from winning the CFP with a Heisman Trophy winning player with the visibility of that Joe Burrow had this season, the economics are out of the roof.
10 months
He earned it !!
Reply10 months
HELL YEAH... now fill that coaching staff.
Reply10 months
Good for Coach O he earned it!!
Reply10 months
ROSY FINCH RECANIZE!!!!!
Reply10 months
All good, as long as there's money left over to pay coorditors and assistants. lets not forget the formula.
Reply10 months
Revenue exploded this year. There is plenty of room at the trough.
10 months
Nah, they forgot about the rest of the staff! Lolz
10 months
Well, he definitely earned it.
Reply10 months
What a journey. I hope he gets every penny.
Reply10 months
He earned it.
10 months
Well deserved, Coach O. Great representative of Louisiana!
Reply10 months
We all make mistakes :/
Reply10 months
Ga dais daw . All his critics said he was a Couyon . Now sha’ that’s is plenty of lagniappe for Coach O.
Reply10 months
I wasn’t always O+, but have no qualms with it. He did a great job elevating the program.
Reply10 months
focus on keeping your coaches and recruits not your pay raise....
Reply10 months
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