College football teams are an extension of the academic institutions they represent -- at least, that's the party line coming from the NCAA. But SEC schools, at least, value on-field performance much more than academics, according to Forbes.
The business magazine compiled a list that compares the performance and academic bonuses of 11 SEC head coaches, whose contract information was readily accessible. The money says about all you need to know about what priorities come first in college football. Check out the numbers for each coach in the slideshow below.