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Cannon
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re: USA Today Coaches Salaries
It was Saban who got one dollar more than the highest paid coach after beating OU and Bob Stoops, who happened to be the highest paid at the time IIRC. And it was "only" a little over 1 million. Crazy how these salaries have skyrocketed in a mere 16 years.


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goodgrin
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It was Saban who got one dollar more than the highest paid coach after beating OU and Bob Stoops, who happened to be the highest paid at the time IIRC. And it was "only" a little over 1 million. Crazy how these salaries have skyrocketed in a mere 16 years.


Saban was already making over 2 million per year by the time he faced Stoops in the title game. He earned the raise from the 2001 SEC championship season. Stoops was making 2.5 million per year at the time. The ABC commentators for the title game were Gary Danielson and Brad Nessler and they discussed their salaries in the 4th quarter. As the game was winding down and it looked LSU had the game in the bag, Gary took a dollar out of his wallet and made the comment that here was the dollar that Nick earned for the title game win. But, yes, hard to believe that was only 15 years ago.

Looks like there are some severely overpaid coaches above Orgeron. LOL


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Ace Midnight
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Curley Hallman had a yearly salary of 90k.


Curley would have been too expensive if he was free.

Dude loses at Candyland.


s2
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Was anyone surprised that Doc Holliday doesn’t look like Val Kilmer?

Also, Bronco Mendenhall - these names are funny.

explain why this is funny?


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Rougarou13
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Brohm out there making bank


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NorthEndZone
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1 Clemson Dabo Swinney $9,315,600
2 Alabama Nick Saban $8,857,000
3 Michigan Jim Harbaugh $7,504,000
4 Texas A&M Jimbo Fisher $7,500,000
5 Georgia Kirby Smart $6,871,600
6 Auburn Gus Malzahn $6,827,589
7 Texas Tom Herman $6,750,000
8 Purdue Jeff Brohm $6,600,000
9 Oklahoma Lincoln Riley $6,384,462
10 Florida Dan Mullen $6,070,000


There is a reasonable possibility that O beats EIGHT of the top 10 in the same season.

Texas - Done
Florida - Done
Auburn - TBD
Alabama - TBD
TX A&M - TBD
Georgia (possible SECCG) - TBD
Clemson (possible CFP Semis) - TBD
Oklahoma (possible CFP Champ) - TBD


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TDlurker
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58 Colorado Pac-12 Mel Tucker $2,400,000 $2,400,000 $1,525,000 -- -- $9,800,000
Trying to build a program with recruits from the south using his connections from his days in the SEC. Bunch of community college commits out of Mississippi. Will be interesting to see if he can make waves in the Pac 12 without relying on California kids like most Pac 12 teams do.


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BZ504
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Chad Morris paid the same as Coach O, lol


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Penrod
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We’re more than getting our money’s worth.

I don't know about that. Take Orgeron's salary and add about $1.5 million that we're overpaying for a defensive coordinator, then add Brady's salary that we'll have to pay him next year. That would be about $6 million.


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Does Joe Alleva have a brother?
the guy with the second worst contract on that was signed by Woody. But no one wants to talk about that.


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Bucks2TigerFan
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Both Michigan and Texas A&M aren't getting much bang for their buck.

LSU and Ohio State are getting bargains for their dollar.


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Gaspergou202
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Top 2 most overpaid:
Michigan’s, Harbough, 5-2 now and probably 8-4 in the end. $7.504 million!
TAMU’s Fisher, 4-3 now, probably 6-6 in the end, and 3-5 SEC. $7.5 million!

aTm should fork over that extra $0.004 million for those 2 extra wins!


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Bucks2TigerFan
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The 20 worst coaching buys based on dollars per win this year so far are:

Half this list is made up of SEC and Big Ten teams.

Image: https://imgur.com/vA9uUkh.jpg


The 20 best coaching buys, Power 5 only, based on dollars per win this year so far are:
Note the undefeated teams are bolded.

30% of this list is made up of SEC and Big Ten teams.

Image: https://imgur.com/kSakk8a.jpg


The SEC coaches from best buy to worst buy are:


The bottom six are definitely overpaying!

Image: https://imgur.com/rlgZ2jB.jpg


luvdatigahs
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Can’t understand how Purdue justifies paying brohm that much for a coach with a overall losing record. Purdue is only a mid tier big ten school, makes absolutely no sense.


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Can’t understand how Purdue justifies paying brohm that much for a coach with a overall losing record. Purdue is only a mid tier big ten school, makes absolutely no sense.

Agreed. He's #8 on the overall list. Other than them desperately thinking that more dollars mean more wins, there's nothing to justify his salary.


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Alt26
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That's great for LSU! It means they are getting a good return on their investment. However, unless they are contractually obligated to give him a significant raise upon certain accomplishments (such as Saban becoming one of, if not the highest paid HC upon winning a NC) then there is zero, repeat ZERO reason to give Orgeron a significant bump in pay. The only way you consider a huge bump is if there is a real threat of another school taking him from LSU. Fair or unfair it is hard to see that happening right now.

You pay guys big money to make sure another employer doesn't take them from you. Case in point, Mike Thomas of the Saints didn't get a huge contract simply as a reward for good work. He got it because the Saints knew if they didn't pay him a ton of money, another team in the NFL would be happy to do so. Unless there is a serious threat of someone "stealing" O, then keep is salary reasonable.

Unnecessarily overpaying for a HC is a good way to get yourself stuck in an undesirable position if things go bad and you want to make a change. Auburn is in that spot right now. Malzahn leveraged the open Arkansas job into a huge contract with Auburn. Closer to home, Maineri leveraged the open Texas job in to a big contract with LSU. Now, if either AD wants to make a change, they are going to have to eat a large chunk of change to do so.

Assuming this season keeps going well, Woodward and LSU should be THRILLED from a business perspective in having O as HC. He's giving you top tier results, but is not a significant threat to leave. From an employer standpoint it is a perfect scenario. Don't ruin it by throwing up huge money to O when you don't have to. Alleva did that with Johnny Jones. He gave him a relatively large bump in pay when Jones had no market outside of LSU. The result? The program bottomed out before LSU could make a change because Alleva couldn't eat the unnecessary extension/raise he gave to Jones


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cypresstiger
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re: USA Today Coaches Salaries
Dude loses at Candyland.
—-HEY, don’t disrespect Candyland bro.


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Scream4LSU
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Nice little 2M bonus kicker for O. I like incentives for my employees.


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