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John Reed-USA TODAY Sports
LSU's Les Miles is the seventh highest paid college football head coach, according to the annual NCAA football coaches salary database published by USA Today.

Miles makes $4.3 million in salary from the school and added an additional $69,582 in "other pay" according to the report.

Alabama head coach Nick Saban is at the top of the list with a total salary of $7,160,187. The only other SEC coach ahead of Miles besides Saban is Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin with a total salary of $5,006,000.

Here is the complete Top 10:

Alabama: Nick Saban - $7,160,187
Michigan State: Mark Dantonio - $5,636,145
Oklahoma: Bob Stoops - $5,058,333
Texas A&M: Kevin Sumlin - $5,006,000
Texas: Charlie Strong - $5,000,270
Ohio State : Urban Meyer - $4,536,640
LSU: Les Miles - $4,369,582
Penn State: James Franklin - $4,300,000
Iowa: Kirk Ferentz - $4,075,000
South Carolina: Steve Spurrier - $4,016,900
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What has Kirk Ferentz done to deserve 4 million a year?
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wow! Charlie Strong? guess that was a hope and a prayer....Vandy Franklin is worth 1.75 tops
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What happened to the picture with the guy wearing #6??????
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That's Michigan STATE, not Michigan.
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Charlie Strong isn't exactly new to the scene. At least he's won a BCS game. Sumlin's the one that has me scratching my head.
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:quote: Sumlin lost 58-0 to Alabama. 1st year qb (post manziel). nobody says anything.
Miles loses in OT to Alabama. 1st year qb (post mettenb). everyone wants to fire him. :quote:

That bama game was a soul crushing loss yes, but I honestly think that more people wanted him fired after the arkansas debacle last week.
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so michigan would be a payraise... interdesting
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Sumlin lost 58-0 to Alabama. 1st year qb (post manziel). nobody says anything.
Miles loses in OT to Alabama. 1st year qb (post mettenb). everyone wants to fire him.
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Whos the guy wearing #6?????????????
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That never crossed my mind. I didn't even know James Franklin is black. It struck me because of their newness to the scene, not being as established as the other coaches.
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out of the 10

only 5 have national titles

only 3 of those were achieved with the team they currently coach

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Because they are black?
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some of those stick out as just odd. Penn State, Texas, and TAMU in particular. I can at least understand the rest due to how long they have been there.
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None of them deserve this kind of money.
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As much as people will complain about this fact. Imagine what fans of Iowa, A&M, and even Michigan State to a certain extent are feeling.
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he dont deserve it
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