12 schools have committed more than $300 million to new football coaches in recent weeks

Chip Kelly

We still don’t know the national champion of the 2017 college football season, and yet, 12 FBS schools in Power 5 conferences have already hired new football coaches.

The total bill for those 12 coaches? $301.8 million.

Jimbo Fisher received the largest contract, a whopping $75.0 million over ten years. The average contract among the 12 coaches is 5.75 years, $25.2 million, and with an average annual value of $4.4 million.

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