Reports are surfacing that LSU football Coach Ed Orgeron has agreed to a contract extension with LSU.

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Reporter Bruce Feldman tweeted that the deal will keep Orgeron at the helm of Tiger football for six more years.


The Advocate is now reporting Orgeron has agreed to terms on a new deal that will pay him close to $7 million a year over the next 6 years. The paper says the deal has now been confirmed by an LSU official.

Coach O was given a contract extension for 2 years back in March and his pay was bumped up to $4 million per year, but this new deal will change that. The new contract still keeps him below the salary paid to Alabama's Nick Saban who leads the SEC with a salary of $8 million a year.
Clemson's Dabo Swinney is the highest paid coach in the nation getting $9 million a year.