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Newly promoted LSU head coach Ed Orgeron has received a five-year contract worth $3.5 million per year, according to NOLA.com:
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Newly-hired LSU coach Ed Orgeron will be paid $3.5 million per year on a five-year contract, a source close to LSU said Tuesday.

Orgeron, who was named LSU's permanent coach on Saturday, was recruiting Tuesday and could not be reached for comment. He guided LSU to a 5-2 mark as an interim coach and LSU finished the regular season 7-4 overall.
Former LSU head coach Les Miles was making $4.3 million per year when he was fired.

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frick that
Reply53 months
Steal of a deal
Reply53 months
Buy out? That's the important part
Reply53 months
I heard there was no buy out but i am not positive
53 months
Alleva did the best he could do. That's the problem
Reply53 months
He would taken minimum wage and tips for the job. Could have used that money to replace Middleton Library.
Reply53 months
For the record, I love Coach O and the hire.
53 months
5 years is way too long
Reply53 months
ping pong. you are right! should have given coach O 8 yrs contract because coach O and the lsu purple n gold tigers will beat that bama arse next season in 2017. you heard it here first i know what i am talking about. he will get the ball rolling. just sit back on your recliner and watch the wind pile on for coach Oeaux :)
53 months
Not when the buyout is next to nothing.
53 months
How do you expect a coach to recruit kids if he has a 2 or 3 year contract?
53 months
You go O! Best coach for the job, because the job is shite.
Reply53 months
Too bad you hide behind a keyboard
53 months
Seems like Coach O supporters are shite.
53 months
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