You know times are tough when…

Here’s something you don’t see too often:  LSU is making its offensive coordinator take a $300,000 haircut this season.


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9 responses to “You know times are tough when…

  1. Otto

    $300k hair cut? Should have gone to great clips.


  2. Debby Balcer

    Lol at least he got extensions with his haircut.


  3. 3rdandGrantham

    In fairness, he’s a mediocre at best OC who is lucky to still have a job, and he parlayed that 300K haircut into a 3 year extension that still pays 1.2 mil yearly.

    Cam Cameron must have given the LSU AD this same speech he gave Dolphin fans a few years back….


  4. Walt

    Good God! I’d pay money to NOT have to live in Baton Rouge, and I’m originally from Louisiana.


  5. Macallanlover

    With the offensive production LSU has suffered through in recent years, I would say he is lucky to get that contract. Other than Mettenberg, someone they fell into that had few developmental shortcomings. who has come close to being average in Baton Rouge at QB? They have been very patient with him, and have enjoyed solid performances from their running game. $1.2MM and a contract for years is more than I would have offered, if I kept him at all.


  6. Hogbody Spradlin

    Izzat the football team’s concession to the state budget crunch?


  7. Hogbody Spradlin

    I like Les, but he’s never been able to coach up offense. Mettenberger and Matt Flynn succeeded in spite of not because of Les’s coaching.


  8. Russ

    Louisiana is in a worse situation budget-wise, but this is what it will look like once the bubble bursts. First, viewers drop cutting TV revenue, TV contracts to conferences get renegotiated, salaries start to fall, and so on. Add paying players, losing control of image rights and it starts to add up. The current status quo is unsustainable.