If the Crimson Tide beat LSU, the bonus pool for the coaches will top $1 million.
Saban has already earned $200,000 (about 4% of his total salary) for reaching the national title game, and will collect an additional $200,000 with a win.
Alabama AD Mal Moore will receive a $50,000 pay day if the Crimson Tide win the national championship.
Just by getting to a BCS bowl game, the assistants will earn bonuses equal to 16% of their salaries...
Defensive coordinator Kirby Smart - $136,000
Jim McElwain - $81,600
Secondary coach Jeremy Pruitt - $36,000
Offensive line coach Jeff Stoutland - $63,200
Outside linebackers coach Sal Suneri - $62,400
Tight ends / special teams coach Bobby Williams - $50,400
Strength coach Scott Cochran - $46,400
Defensive line coach Chris Rumph - $46,200
Running backs coach Burton Burns - $44,800
Receivers coach Mike Groh - $40,000
Director of football operations $27,200
Director of player personnel Ed Marynowitz $20,000
Directors of player development Willie Carl Martin and Kevin Sherrer - $20,000