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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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16 Comments
What has Kirk Ferentz done to deserve 4 million a year?
Reply80 months
wow! Charlie Strong? guess that was a hope and a prayer....Vandy Franklin is worth 1.75 tops
Reply80 months
What happened to the picture with the guy wearing #6??????
Reply80 months
That's Michigan STATE, not Michigan.
Reply80 months
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.
Reply80 months
: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.
Reply80 months
so michigan would be a payraise... interdesting
Reply80 months
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.
Reply80 months
Whos the guy wearing #6?????????????
Reply80 months
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.
Reply80 months
out of the 10

only 5 have national titles

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

Reply80 months
Because they are black?
Reply80 months
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.
Reply80 months
None of them deserve this kind of money.
Reply80 months
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.
Reply80 months
he dont deserve it
Reply80 months
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