Irish would earn $13.75M for Orange

Updated: January 3, 2013, 6:19 PM ET
By Brett McMurphy | ESPN

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A berth in the Discover Orange Bowl will earn Notre Dame $13.75 million -- or only half what an SEC or Big Ten team would receive -- beginning after the 2014 season, sources told ESPN.

The Orange Bowl has signed a 12-year contract, as part of college football's upcoming playoff from 2014-25, matching the ACC champion against the highest available ranked team from the SEC, Big Ten or Notre Dame.

ESPN will pay an average of $55 million annually for the bowl, sources ...

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