Big Contracts, Big Buyouts, Big Pressure: College Football Coaches Hit the Jackpot

The contract terms for Louisiana State University’s new football coach promise an unusually enormous payout for mediocrity: If the Tigers win just half of their regular-season games, de rigueur for a program with three national championships since 2003, Brian Kelly will receive $500,000 — on top of at least $9 million a year in other…

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