Les Miles is one of the most popular eccentric coaches in College Football. His popularity comes from his time at LSU, where he brought them a National Championship in 2007. This achievement alone will make him a beloved part of their history forever. But the final years of his LSU tenure saw his teams constantly… Read More
What’s the Worst Coaching Contract in the PAC-12?
The PAC-12 conference is one of College Football’s most prestigious. After all, it’s one of the Power 5 conferences within this ultra-competitive sport. It contains the luxurious histories of USC, Washington, Oregon, and recently included juggernaut Utah. This success leads to these schools offering big contracts to keep their respective coaches in place for a… Read More
What Could Herm Edwards Earn at Arizona State in 2020-2021?
One of the more interesting recent coaching hires would have to be Herm Edwards at Arizona State. It wasn’t a move anyone expected to happen, considering Edwards had been in an ESPN studio for almost a decade. But it’s worth noting that Edwards did impressive things in the NFL with both the New York Jets… Read More
How Would a Cap on College Football Head Coaches’ Salaries Work?
The monetary worth of head coaches’ salaries has been rising for years. It has reached the point where the top coaches are making about the same as NBA role players. Dabo Swinney tops the list at a colossal almost $10,000,000 per year. These higher wages have made people question whether it’s an appropriate use of… Read More
What Does Lane Kiffin Stand to Earn This Upcoming Season?
One of the more exciting hires in College Football would have to be Lane Kiffin at Ole Miss. Kiffin has become something of a journeyman over these last two decades, making head coaching stops at USC, Tennessee, Florida Atlantic, and the NFL with the Raiders. He even was Alabama’s offensive coordinator for a while (winning… Read More
What’s Mack Brown Going to Earn at North Carolina During 2020-2021?
Mack Brown has been an institution within College Football for a long time. His absence was felt when he left Texas in 2013. Honestly, it felt like something was missing in the sport during those five years. It’s no surprise that most people were thrilled when North Carolina gave him their head coaching job in… Read More
What’s the Most Undervalued Contract in College Football?
As you might expect, College Football head coaching contracts vary drastically from school to school. Some colleges pay their coaches a ridiculous amount of money, such as Alabama with Nick Saban. Others will put little into the programs and focus on academics, which means their head coaches don’t get paid much. But this amount of… Read More
How Much Did Kirby Smart Earn in 2019-2020?
Over these last couple of years, Kirby Smart’s Georgia Bulldogs have reestablished themselves as a College Football powerhouse. They’ve accomplished everything except winning the elusive National Championship. They were even minutes away from winning it during the 2017-2018 season. But the heroics of future Heisman winner Tua Tagovailoa ensured the Bulldogs would leave empty-handed. Smart’s… Read More
How Much Did Dabo Swinney Earn Last Year?
After Clemson’s 2018 National Championship, Dabo Swinney was given the wealthiest coaching contract in College Football. Let’s take a look at how rich this contract made Swinney in the last year. It should provide an idea about the value these universities put on successful head football coaches. Dabo Swinney’s 2019-2020 Contract Total Guaranteed Compensation Swinney’s… Read More
Has Gus Malzahn Lived Up to His 2017 Contract Extension at Auburn?
After the 2017-2018 College Football Season, Auburn University decided to extend Gus Malzahn’s contract for another seven years. This extension would end after the 2024-2025 season and included several new benefits to provide extra incentive. It leads to the question of whether this additional investment has been worth it over these last two seasons. Before… Read More
Has Tom Herman Lived Up to His Contract at Texas?
The University of Texas has been a staple in college football for a long, long time. In fact, Texas happens to be one of the most popular teams in our country with a rabid fanbase. However, success on the field has been fleeting since the 2000s with those days of Colt McCoy and Vince Young…. Read More
How Much Would a PAC-12 and Big Ten Coach Lose This Season?
COVID-19 has changed everyone’s lives, including in an unexpected way for several college football coaches within the Big Ten and PAC-12. Both these conferences have decided to cancel all their sporting activities during the upcoming fall schedule. As a result, each head coach has lost a crucial opportunity to earn those luxury incentives in their… Read More
How Much Did Ed Orgeron Earn by Winning the National Championship?
Ed Orgeron’s LSU Tigers took the College Football world by storm with their historic journey to winning the National Championship. Their performance led Orgeron to sign a new contract with the university in January 2020. Let’s look at what he earned during the season via his old contract and the new one’s changes to see… Read More
What’s the Most Unrealistic Contract Clause in College Football?
Head coaching contracts within College Football have become more and more complicated over these last couple of decades. It comes from the absurd amount of money generated by these teams during their respective seasons. Universities want to ensure their teams remain a financial dynamo, allowing them to use those profits to improve the school’s resources…. Read More
12.9 Million Reasons not to Shed a Tear for Les Miles
Everything You Need to Know about the Les Miles Golden Parachute On September 25, 2016, Les Miles got fired. On that same day, LSU just incurred a possible $12.9 million liability for a former employee. How Much Does LSU Have to Pay Les Miles? In 2005, Les Miles signed his first contract with LSU. That… Read More