LSU has literally thrown the kitchen sink at Brian Kelly to get him down to the bayou.

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Kelly is the winningest football coach in Notre Dame's history. That says a lot when you think about the hall of fame coaches and legendary names that have been at Notre Dame.

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He's a proven winner with a head coaching record of 263-96-2 and that's why LSU broke out the check book and paid him a base salary of $9.5 million a year. Kelly's total base contract is worth $95 million over 10 years. That $9.5 million also grows every year he's the coach and will be worth $10 million a year in 2031.

Even though that is a ton of cash, the perks that LSU included in the contract are insane to say the least.

The Insane Contract Perks being reported:

  • $75K for the SEC Championship Game OR $150K for winning it
  • $500K “Longevity bonus” annually
  • $500K for being bowl eligible, Plus
  • $100K for a NY6 Bowl appearance OR
  • $200K for a Playoff appearance OR
  • $300K for a National Title appearance OR
  • $500K for winning it all
  • $50K for SEC Coach of the year
  • $75K for National Coach of the Year
  • Additional academic achievement bonuses of $25K each
  • Two courtesy vehicles and two vehicle allowances of $1,000 a month
  • Interest free home loan of 20% of the home price up to $1.2M
  • 50 hours per year of private jet time on LSU’s jets

Look, if that isn't the kitchen sink I don't know what is. Not listed above is the perk that LSU is going to pay all his moving and relocation fees.

Kelly will make $500K just for continuing to do the job he signed up for. The average American makes around $51,000 a year. So it would take the average American around 10 years to make what Coach Kelly will make in one year just for sticking around and coaching the following season. That is insane!

I want to see Coach Kelly on an episode of MTV Cribs after he gets settled in Baton Rouge. I mean a $1.2 million home loan interest free, 2 free cars, and $1,000 a month for another car of his choosing. He's gonna have a boss crib and tons of whips in front to show off.

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