Ole Miss backup QB Jeremy Liggins is agile, athletic and can throw the ball about 70-75 yards. There’s only one problem. He weighs nearly 300 pounds.
If you want to hire a top-notch SEC coach these days, you better be prepared to spend $3 million a year.
That’s what it takes.
Nearly every SEC coach makes at least $3 million a year, with Alabama’s Nick Saban topping the list at $5.62 million. He reportedly was bumped up to $7 in a new deal that was signed in December, the terms haven’t been released.
Here’s the list, courtesy of ESPN.com:
Nick Saban, Alabama: $5.62 million
Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M: $5 million
Les Miles, LSU: $4.3 million
Steve Spurrier, South Carolina: $4 million
Gus Malzahn, Auburn: $3.85 million
Bret Bielema, Arkansas: $3.2 million
Mark Richt, Georgia: $3.2 million
Gary Pinkel, Missouri: $3.1 million
Hugh Freeze, Ole Miss: $3 million
Butch Jones, Tennessee: $3 million
Will Muschamp, Florida: $3 million
Dan Mullen, Mississippi State: $2.65 million
Mark Stoops, Kentucky: $2.2 million
Derek Mason, Vanderbilt: Not disclosed because it’s a