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Urban Meyer's Bonus For Making The College Football Playoff Will Make You Jealous

Urban Meyer speaks to a reporter in his team's facility.


Urban Meyer coached his way to a major payday.

Written into every college football coach's contract are a series of bonuses that can be dolled out if certain feats are achieved. Expectations range from hitting a certain number of wins, to winning a conference title. Usually, the bigger the program, the harder the achievement.

For Urban Meyer, Ohio State broke the piggy bank. For making the College Football Playoff, Meyer positioned himself for a handsome bonus check.

According to USA Today, Meyer already received $50,000 for winning a share of the Big Ten East division. Now, Meyer is going to receive at least $250,000 for making it to the Fiesta Bowl.

If Ohio State defeats Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl and makes it to the national title game, Meyer's $250,000 bonus becomes $350,000.

Ohio State and Clemson play in the Fiesta Bowl on Dec. 31. The game is set for a 7:00 p.m. E.T. kickoff and will be broadcast on ESPN.