Coaches that currently make more money then Les Miles

Discussion in 'The Tiger's Den' started by fanatic, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. fanatic

    fanatic Buckle your seatbelts...

    Les Miles currently makes $4.4m per year. Here's a list of coaches that make more then him. Some are obvious, some are surprising considering that they've haven't accomplished much of anything either with their previous or current teams. Say what you want about Miles, but I'd rather have him then every coach on this list.

    7. Miles (LSU) 4.4m
    6. C.U.M. (Ohio St.) $4.6m - no surprise
    5. Stoops (OU) $4.65m
    4. Butch Jones (Tenn) $4.8m - really?
    3. Brett Bielema (Ark) $5.1m - un-freakin-believable
    2. Mack Brown (formely at Tex) $5.4m
    1. You know who (Bama) $5.6m in 2013, but he's around 7m now

    Obviously the biggest surprises are Bielema and Jones. Every other coach on the list has won a national championship and they only have, well not much. It's hard for me to believe they're making that kind of money.
  2. islstl

    islstl Playoff committee is a group of great football men Staff Member

    Butch Jones and Brett Bielema aren't making that much money. That number includes their buyout.

    Les Miles is currently the 4th highest paid head coach in college football.
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  3. fanatic

    fanatic Buckle your seatbelts...

    Not saying I doubt you because Bielema at $5m makes no sense, but it's misleading if it includes their buyout. They weren't factored in for any of the other coaches listed.
  4. furduknfish

    furduknfish Goldmember

    It is. Been there, done that, got the T-shirt.
  5. islstl

    islstl Playoff committee is a group of great football men Staff Member

    It's absolutely stupid they list the buyouts in the total.
  6. TerryP

    TerryP Founding Member

    Sumlin and Strong getting 5 million per...
  7. Atreus21

    Atreus21 Founding Member

    How much does Malzahn get?
  8. Kal-El012

    Kal-El012 Veteran Member

    Arky and Tennessee were desperate for a coach and had to hire coaches away from jobs they would have probably stayed at if they didnt get what they wanted. The jury is still out on if both universities made the right decision or not.
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2014
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  9. Contained Chaos

    Contained Chaos Don't we all?

    Seems about right, considering the analysis that @lsu-i-like put together on here not long ago. It said that LSU has been the 4th most successful program in the country the during the Les Miles era.
  10. lsu-i-like

    lsu-i-like Playoff advocate

    Curious about where our coaching staff falls in... @islstl ?

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