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COME ALL YE GRATEFUL

College football's golden parachutes
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'TIS THE SEASON—for firing college football coaches, at least. A flurry of high-profile moves this week brought the number of FBS head coaches axed this season to 12. Their stockings are not empty though—they are owed more than $60 million in buyouts. Here's a rundown of the outlandish presents left under the trees of coaches fired over the last three weeks.

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$12.3 MILLION

TODD GRAHAM

ASU

$12.2 MILLION

JIM MORA

UCLA

$10.4 MILLION

KEVIN SUMLIN

TEXAS A&M

$8.3 MILLION

BUTCH JONES

TENNESSEE

$6.6 MILLION

MIKE RILEY

NEBRASKA

$5.9 MILLION

BRET BIELEMA

ARKANSAS