Your Newsday access has been extended until Oct 1st. Enroll now to continue your access.

LEARN MORE
TODAY'S PAPER
70° Good Afternoon
70° Good Afternoon
SportsCOLLEGECOLLEGE FOOTBALL

Ed Orgeron contract at LSU

Ed Orgeron

Ed Orgeron Photo Credit: AP

College: LSU

Conference: SEC

State: Louisiana

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $3,500,000
  • Total contract pay: $17,500,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 11/28/2016
  • Expires: 12/31/2021

Incentives

  • National title bonus: $500,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $150,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $150,000
  • Conference title bonus: $100,000 for appearing and $100,000 more for winning
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $200,000 for 12 wins, $150,000 for 11 wins, $100,000 for 10 wins;
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $25,000 for conference coach of year; $50,000 for national coach of year
  • Academic bonuses: $75,000 for team GPA of 2.75; $50,000 more for team GPA of 3.00; $75,000 for APR of 960
  • Tickets: unspecified amount of tickets to football and other sports
  • Golf/country club: two cars with insurance reimbursed or $2,000 a month

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: cell phone; guests can fly with team with approval from athletic director.
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $3,500,000 if before 11/28/17; $3,000,000 if before 11/28/18; $2,500,000 if before 11/28/19; $1,500,000 if before 11/28/20; $500,000 if before 11/28/21

College Football Videos