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LSU's Ed Orgeron Leads All CFB Coaches with Record $1.8M Contract Bonus Payout

Winning a national championship helped pad Ed Orgeron's bank account as the LSU head coach earned the most bonus money among FBS coaches this season.

According to USA Today's Steve Berkowitz, Orgeron earned $1.775 million from the Tigers' playoff run, which culminated in a 42-25 win over Clemson on Monday night. Oregon's Mario Cristobal was the next-highest earner, making $1.175 million after the Ducks beat Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl.

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