College football coaches salaries and contracts

See the contracts, incentives perks for college football coaches at the 108 public schools in the NCAA's Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).

Using public-records requests, Newsday obtained the contracts for college football coaches at 109 public schools and services academies in the NCAA's Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), formerly known as Division I-A. See the basic salary details along with the incentives and perks for each of these coaches.

Notes

2017 guaranteed money - Represents all earnings the head coach stands to gross during the calendar year. This figure includes base salary along with automatically vesting bonuses for various reasons such as length of service, marketing, public appearances, public relations, team apparel/equipment sponsorships, etc.

Pennsylvania law* - Public universities in Pennsylvania are not subjected to the same public records laws as most other states and are not obligated to release contract info.

Private school - Private schools are not subject to public records laws and are not obligated to release contract information.

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college coach conference state 2017 guaranteed pay Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Air Force coach Troy Calhoun conference Mountain West state Colorado 2017 guaranteed pay Declined as a nonprofit corp Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Akron coach Terry Bowden conference MAC state Ohio 2017 guaranteed pay $406,000 Total contract pay $3,630,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $25,000 tickets Reach CFP $50,000
college Alabama coach Nick Saban conference SEC state Alabama 2017 guaranteed pay $11,125,000 Total contract pay $90,666,667 National title bonus $400,000 Bowl game bonus $125,000 for appearing in major bowl game; $90,000 for Chik-Fil-A, Cotton, Capital One, Outback, Gator or any other SEC affiliated bowl; $65,000 for other bowls tickets 15-seat skybox with seven additional stand-up skybox tickets and 12 additional tickets for home games; Reach CFP $200,000
college Appalachian State coach Scott Satterfield conference Sun Belt state North Carolina 2017 guaranteed pay $612,500 Total contract pay $3,691,345 National title bonus $50,000 Bowl game bonus $25,000 for appearing in major bowl and $10,000 for winning; $25,000 for appearing in a non-major bowl and $15,000 for winning tickets Reach CFP $50,000
college Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez conference Pac-12 state Arizona 2017 guaranteed pay $2,875,000 Total contract pay $14,750,000 National title bonus $1,000,000 Bowl game bonus $25,000 for non-major bowl; $100,000 for Rose, Sugar, Orange, Cotton, Fiesta or Peach, or $200,00 for winning any of those tickets 8 football season tickets, 5 men's basketball season tickets, 4 "Wildcard Sports Passes" and 15 people to bowl games Reach CFP $150,000
college Arizona State coach Todd Graham conference Pac-12 state Arizona 2017 guaranteed pay $3,200,000 Total contract pay $27,500,000 National title bonus $1600000 for winning; $1,280,000 for losing Bowl game bonus $480,000 for appearing in a major bowl and $320,000 for winning; $266,667 for appearing in other bowls and $25,000 for winning tickets Reach CFP $960,000
college Arkansas coach Bret Bielema conference SEC state Arkansas 2017 guaranteed pay $3,700,000 Total contract pay $28,400,000 National title bonus $450,000 Bowl game bonus $150,000 for appearing in major bowl; $100,000 for appearing in Citrus Bowl; $50,000 for appearing in other bowls tickets 12-seat skybox and 20 additional tickets for football games Reach CFP $200,000
college Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson conference Sun Belt state Arkansas 2017 guaranteed pay $750,000 Total contract pay $5,100,000 National title bonus $100,000 Bowl game bonus $50,000 for appearing in major bowl; $25,000 for appearing in other bowls tickets 30 tickets to football games; 4 basketball tickets; Reach CFP $50,000
college Army coach Jeff Monken conference Independent state New York 2017 guaranteed pay $929,521 Total contract pay $7,207,605 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a bowl game tickets 10 tickets to home and away football games; 10 season tickets to men's and women's basketball, hockey and lacrosse. Reach CFP
college Auburn coach Gus Malzahn conference SEC state Alabama 2017 guaranteed pay $4,725,000 Total contract pay $34,125,000 National title bonus $500,000 Bowl game bonus $200,000 for playing in a major bowl; $50,000 for other bowls tickets Reach CFP $200,000
college Ball State coach Mike Neu conference MAC state Indiana 2017 guaranteed pay $425,000 Total contract pay $2,125,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in Chick-fil-A, Cotton, Fiesta, Orange, Rose or Sugar Bowls and $50,000 for winning; $10,000 for appearing in non-major bowl and $15,000 for winning tickets 10 football tickets and 10 tickets to other sports Reach CFP $100,000
college Baylor coach Matt Rhule conference Big 12 state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Boise State coach Bryan Harsin conference Mountain West state Idaho 2017 guaranteed pay $1,350,000 Total contract pay $9,750,000 National title bonus $250,000 Bowl game bonus $75,000 for major bowl, $35,000 for other bowls tickets Reach CFP $100,000
college Boston College coach Steve Addazio conference ACC state Massachusetts 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Bowling Green coach Mike Jinks conference MAC state Ohio 2017 guaranteed pay $420,250 Total contract pay $2,091,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $25,000 for qualifying; $12,500 more for winning tickets 10 tickets to every home football and basketball game Reach CFP
college Buffalo coach Lance Leipold conference MAC state New York 2017 guaranteed pay $400,000 Total contract pay $2,400,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in major bowl, $50,000 for winning; $15,000 for appearing in other bowls, $20,000 for winning. tickets 15 tickets Reach CFP
college BYU coach Kalani Sitake conference Independent state Utah 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college California coach Justin Wilcox conference Pac-12 state California 2017 guaranteed pay $1,600,000 Total contract pay $10,183,500 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $100,000 for appearing in Top 2 Pac-12 bowl; $100,000 for appearing in another bowl with 6 wins; "up to $100,000" for appearing in another bowl with less than six wins tickets four premium football season tickets; five parking passes to all football games Reach CFP $100,000
college Central Michigan coach John Bonamego conference MAC state Michigan 2017 guaranteed pay $505,000 Total contract pay $2,530,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $15,000 for appearing; $20,000 for winning; $60,000 if it's Rose, Organge, Cotton, Peach, Sugar or Fiesta Bowl tickets 10 suite tickets and food and beverage package for each home game; 10 football season tickets; 4 season tickets to other sports. Reach CFP $100,000
college Charlotte coach Brad Lambert conference C-USA state North Carolina 2017 guaranteed pay $597,000 Total contract pay $4,062,500 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $50,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $20,000 for other bowls tickets 10 football tickets, 5 men's basketball tickets Reach CFP
college Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell conference American Athletic state Ohio 2017 guaranteed pay $1,900,000 Total contract pay $13,400,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $250,000 for major bowl appearance; $75,000 for appearing in other bowls; $25,000 for bowl win tickets 14 football season tickets and 13 suite tickets; 8 men's basketball tickets Reach CFP
college Clemson coach Dabo Swinney conference ACC state South Carolina 2017 guaranteed pay $7,500,000 Total contract pay $54,000,000 National title bonus $250,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $50,000 for appearing in other bowls as long as team has 8 wins tickets 20 football tickets and 22-seat executive seat to all home games; 6 tickets to men's basketball and baseball games Reach CFP $200,000
college Coastal Carolina coach Joe Moglia conference Sun Belt state South Carolina 2017 guaranteed pay $175,000 Total contract pay $875,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets 20 tickets and 8 teal section seats for all home football games and two parking passes; 12 tickets to away football games. Reach CFP
college Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre conference Pac-12 state Colorado 2017 guaranteed pay $2,007,550 Total contract pay $12,030,200 National title bonus $750,000 Bowl game bonus $250,000 for appearing in major bowl; $200,000 for appearing in non-major bowl tickets 10 suite tickets for football games and 10 season tickets to men's and women's basketball games Reach CFP $
college Colorado State coach Mike Bobo conference Mountain West state Colorado 2017 guaranteed pay $1,550,000 Total contract pay $7,750,000 National title bonus $100,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for major bowl appearance; $50,000 for other bowls. tickets 20 football tickets and use of stadium box; 7 men's and women's basketball tickets. Reach CFP $150,000
college Connecticut coach Randy Edsall conference American Athletic state Connecticut 2017 guaranteed pay $1,000,000 Total contract pay $5,500,000 National title bonus $400,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for major bowl appearance; $33,333 for other bowls tickets suite and five parking passes for football games. Reach CFP $200,000
college Duke coach David Cutcliffe conference ACC state North Carolina 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery conference American Athletic state North Carolina 2017 guaranteed pay $1,050,000 Total contract pay $6,025,642 National title bonus $250,000 Bowl game bonus $75,000 for appearing in a major bowl and $100,000 for winning; $25,000 for appearing in other bowls and $50,000 for winning tickets Reach CFP $125,000
college Eastern Michigan coach Chris Creighton conference MAC state Michigan 2017 guaranteed pay $425,000 Total contract pay $2,550,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $25,000 for appearing, $25,000 for winning. tickets 20 season tickets for home and away games; 10 season tickets for basketball Reach CFP $50,000
college Florida coach Jim McElwain conference SEC state Florida 2017 guaranteed pay $4,218,200 Total contract pay $29,249,059 National title bonus $250,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $37,500 for other bowls tickets 12 tickets to home and away football games Reach CFP $150,000
college Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin conference C-USA state Florida 2017 guaranteed pay $950,000 Total contract pay $4,750,000 National title bonus $300,000 Bowl game bonus tickets suite for home football games plus 20 tickets; 12 football away tickets; 4 tickets to other sports Reach CFP $100,000
college Florida International coach Butch Davis conference C-USA state Florida 2017 guaranteed pay $900,000 Total contract pay $4,500,000 National title bonus $300,000 Bowl game bonus $125,000 for appearing in major bowl game; $35,000 for other bowls tickets 20 football season tickets plus use of private stadium suite Reach CFP $150,000
college Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher conference ACC state Florida 2017 guaranteed pay $5,550,000 Total contract pay $46,000,000 National title bonus $200,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in major bowl; $50,000 for appearing in other bowls. tickets Reach CFP $100,000
college Fresno State coach Jeff Tedford conference Mountain West state California 2017 guaranteed pay $1,550,000 Total contract pay $8,250,000 National title bonus $1,000,000 Bowl game bonus $300,000 for appearing in major bowl & $150,000 for winning; $200,000 for appearing in bowl with payout of $2.1 million & $100,000 for winning; $100,000 for appearing in other bowls & $100,000 for winning tickets 12 'best available' and 20 bench seats to football games; 6 tickets to men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball and volleyball Reach CFP $400,000
college Georgia coach Kirby Smart conference SEC state Georgia 2017 guaranteed pay $3,750,000 Total contract pay $22,500,000 National title bonus $1,000,000 Bowl game bonus $200,000 for major bowl appearance; $100,000 for Citrus Bowl; $75,000 for a Six Pack Bowl Game; $50,000 for Birmingham or Independence Bowl Game tickets 25-seat box and six tickets to home football games; six tickets to away games, playoff games and bowl games Reach CFP $500,000
college Georgia Southern coach Tyson Summers conference Sun Belt state Georgia 2017 guaranteed pay $530,000 Total contract pay $2,187,838 National title bonus $150,000 Bowl game bonus $20,000 if selected as highest ranking participant in a College Football Playoff game; $5,000 for any bowl game tickets 12 home football tickets, 4 away football tickets Reach CFP $75,000
college Georgia State coach Shawn Elliott conference Sun Belt state Georgia 2017 guaranteed pay $565,000 Total contract pay $2,825,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for major bowl appearance; $25,000 for appearing in other bowls; $25,000 for winning a bowl (with an automatic $25,000 raise) tickets 30 premium tickets to home football games, 10 tickets to away football games; 4 tickets to other sporting events Reach CFP
college Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson conference ACC state Georgia 2017 guaranteed pay $2,970,891 Total contract pay $18,113,812 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $200,000 if selected for major bowl; $125,000 if in Citrus or Russell Athletic Bowl; $100,000 if ACC Tier 1 bowl; $75,000 for Tier 2; $75,000 for a bowl win. tickets 1 skybox and 20 tickets Reach CFP $250,000
college Hawaii coach Nick Rolovich conference Mountain West state Hawaii 2017 guaranteed pay $400,008 Total contract pay $2,100,024 National title bonus $1,000,000 Bowl game bonus $300,000 for appearing in a major bowl and $200,000 for winning; $20,000 for appearing in other bowls and $20,000 for winning tickets 24 season tickets for football; 6 season tickets to other sports Reach CFP $750,000
college Houston coach Major Applewhite conference American Athletic state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay $1,500,000 Total contract pay $8,750,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus Annual salary raise of $100,000 if appearance in major bowl tickets 12 football tickets and suite; 6 men's basketball tickets Reach CFP
college Idaho coach Paul Petrino conference Sun Belt state Idaho 2017 guaranteed pay $393,526 Total contract pay $1,977,632 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $25,000 for appearing in others tickets Reach CFP
college Illinois coach Lovie Smith conference Big Ten state Illinois 2017 guaranteed pay $3,000,000 Total contract pay $22,807,692 National title bonus $200,000 Bowl game bonus $10,000 for fourth-tier bowl game, $50,000 for third-tier, $100,000 for second-tier, $200,000 for first-tier. tickets one suite, 2 VIP parking passes, 20 regular-season additional tickets; 20 tickets to away games; 4 season tickets and 1 parking pass to other sports Reach CFP $200,000
college Indiana coach Tom Allen conference Big Ten state Indiana 2017 guaranteed pay $1,820,000 Total contract pay $10,795,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets 8 football season tickets and 25 additional tickets per game; 8 men's basketball season tickets; 2 passes to all other sports; 3 season parking passes for football and 2 for basketball; season credentials to football and basketball. Reach CFP $125,000
college Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz conference Big Ten state Iowa 2017 guaranteed pay $4,600,000 Total contract pay $49,500,000 National title bonus $1,500,000 Bowl game bonus $250,000 for major bowl; $100,000 for other bowl; $50,000 for winning the Rose Bowl tickets 20 tickets and one box Reach CFP $375,000
college Iowa State coach Matt Campbell conference Big 12 state Iowa 2017 guaranteed pay $1,035,000 Total contract pay $8,866,666 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for win tickets Reach CFP
college Kansas coach David Beaty conference Big 12 state Kansas 2017 guaranteed pay $1,600,000 Total contract pay $10,600,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $250,000 for appearing in Fiesta, Rose, Orange, Sugar, Peach or Cotton Bowl and additional $500,000 for winning; $200,000 for playing in other bowls and additional $100,000 for winning tickets 12 football tickets to home and away games; 4 season tickets to men's and women's basketball games Reach CFP
college Kansas State coach Bill Snyder conference Big 12 state Kansas 2017 guaranteed pay $3,150,000 Total contract pay $14,750,000 National title bonus $350,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in major bowl; $50,000 for other bowls tickets catered suite including 12 tickets and 12 additional suite passes; 8 season football tickets; 8 men's basketball and 4 women's basketball tickets and tournament tickets. Reach CFP $175,000
college Kent State coach Paul Haynes conference MAC state Ohio 2017 guaranteed pay $405,912 Total contract pay $1,920,912 National title bonus $75,000 for qualifying OR $100,000 for winning Bowl game bonus $10,000 for qualifying OR $15,000 for winning tickets Reach CFP $25,000
college Kentucky coach Mark Stoops conference SEC state Kentucky 2017 guaranteed pay $3,500,000 Total contract pay $34,083,333 National title bonus $500,000 Bowl game bonus $200,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $100,000 for appearing in SEC affiliated bowl; $50,000 for appearing in non-SEC affiliated bowl tickets 16 regular tickets and 14-seat box; 4 basketball tickets Reach CFP $300,000
college Louisiana Tech coach Skip Holtz conference C-USA state Louisiana 2017 guaranteed pay $700,000 Total contract pay $3,500,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Louisiana-Lafayette coach Mark Hudspeth conference Sun Belt state Louisiana 2017 guaranteed pay $1,100,000 Total contract pay $9,450,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $15,000 if team didn't win conference championship and appears in bowl game; $10,000 for bowl game victory tickets 25 football tickets for personal use and 300 for marketing the program use Reach CFP
college Louisiana-Monroe coach Matt Viator conference Sun Belt state Louisiana 2017 guaranteed pay $350,000 Total contract pay $1,050,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets 12 football tickets and 4 tickets to other sports Reach CFP
college Louisville coach Bobby Petrino conference ACC state Kentucky 2017 guaranteed pay $3,925,000 Total contract pay $38,400,000 National title bonus $200,000 Bowl game bonus $327,083 for appearing in a bowl game. tickets one luxury box with 18 football tickets; 8 men's basketball tickets Reach CFP $100,000
college LSU coach Ed Orgeron conference SEC state Louisiana 2017 guaranteed pay $3,500,000 Total contract pay $17,500,000 National title bonus $500,000 Bowl game bonus $150,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $25,000 for appearing in other bowls tickets unspecified number of tickets to football and other sports Reach CFP $150,000
college Marshall coach Doc Holliday conference C-USA state West Virginia 2017 guaranteed pay $755,000 Total contract pay $4,530,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $50,000 for appearing in major bowl; $30,000 for other bowls tickets 20 home football tickets; 10 away football tickets; 4 men's and women's basketball tickets Reach CFP
college Maryland coach D.J. Durkin conference Big Ten state Maryland 2017 guaranteed pay $2,450,000 Total contract pay $15,150,000 National title bonus $250,000 Bowl game bonus $75,000 for appearing in a CFP bowl and $100,000 for winning, $25,000 for non-CFP bowl and $25,000 for winning tickets 1 football suite; 24 tickets to home and away football games; 4 men's and women's basketball season tickets; two VIP parking passes Reach CFP $150,000
college Memphis coach Mike Norvell conference American Athletic state Tennessee 2017 guaranteed pay $1,860,000 Total contract pay $11,520,000 National title bonus $300,000 Bowl game bonus $50,000 for appearing in major bowl; $25,000 for other bowls tickets unspecified number of football and men's basketball tickets Reach CFP $100,000
college Miami (Fla) coach Mark Richt conference ACC state Florida 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Miami (OH) coach Chuck Martin conference MAC state Ohio 2017 guaranteed pay $472,300 Total contract pay $2,250,000 National title bonus $190,000 Bowl game bonus $80,000 for major bowl appearance; $40,000 for other bowls tickets 25 football tickets; 4 tickets to men's and women's basketball and hockey Reach CFP
college Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh conference Big Ten state Michigan 2017 guaranteed pay $7,000,000 Total contract pay $52,100,000 National title bonus $500,000 Bowl game bonus $200,000 for appearing in major bowl tickets head coach's private viewing box plus 16 tickets Reach CFP $300,000
college Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio conference Big Ten state Michigan 2017 guaranteed pay $4,114,480 Total contract pay $34,101,680 National title bonus $375,000 Bowl game bonus $250,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $125,000 for playing in bowl as Big Ten's No. 2 or 3 overall team; $75,000 for other bowls tickets 60 tickets to home games, including 24 for a suite; season tickets for football (6), hockey (4), men's and women's basketball (4). Reach CFP $275,000
college Middle Tennessee coach Rick Stockstill conference C-USA state Tennessee 2017 guaranteed pay $801,504 Total contract pay $10,078,050 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $60,142 for appearing in a bowl game tickets 20 football tickets Reach CFP $50,000
college Minnesota coach PJ Fleck conference Big Ten state Minnesota 2017 guaranteed pay $3,500,000 Total contract pay $18,000,000 National title bonus $300,000 Bowl game bonus $150,000 for major bowl; $75,000 for appearing in any other bowl tickets suite for all football games; 20 tickets to bowl games; 6 men's basketball tickets; 4 men's hockey tickets Reach CFP $200,000
college Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen conference SEC state Mississippi 2017 guaranteed pay $4,500,000 Total contract pay Declined, citing separate contract not subject to public records laws National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Missouri coach Barry Odom conference SEC state Missouri 2017 guaranteed pay $2,350,000 Total contract pay $12,250,000 National title bonus $250,000 Bowl game bonus $250,000 raise in annual compensation for appearing in major bowl along with $100,000 bonus for appearing or $150,000 for winning; $50,000 for appearing in other bowls or $75,000 for winning tickets Reach CFP $150,000
college Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo conference American Athletic state Maryland 2017 guaranteed pay $2,000,000 Total contract pay Declined, citing status as non-government entity National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college NC State coach Dave Doeren conference ACC state North Carolina 2017 guaranteed pay $2,200,000 Total contract pay $11,000,000 National title bonus $500,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a major bowl and additional $100,000 for winning; $25,000 for appearing in non-major bowl and $25,000 for winning. tickets 20 home football tickets and six men's basketball tickets Reach CFP $250,000
college Nebraska coach Mike Riley conference Big Ten state Nebraska 2017 guaranteed pay $2,900,000 Total contract pay $14,500,000 National title bonus $650,000 Bowl game bonus $250,000 for major bowl, $150,000 for others tickets Reach CFP $300,000
college Nevada coach Jay Norvell conference Mountain West state Nevada 2017 guaranteed pay $450,000 Total contract pay $2,450,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $10,000 for appearing in other bowls; $25,000 for a bowl victory tickets 12 football season tickets; 4 tickets to others sports Reach CFP
college New Mexico coach Bob Davie conference Mountain West state New Mexico 2017 guaranteed pay $822,690 Total contract pay $4,936,140 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $150,000 for a major bowl game appearance; $20,000 for other bowl games. tickets Reach CFP
college New Mexico State coach Doug Martin conference Sun Belt state New Mexico 2017 guaranteed pay $364,044 Total contract pay $1,820,221 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $20,000 tickets 20 football tickets; 4 tickets to other sports Reach CFP $30,000
college North Carolina coach Larry Fedora conference ACC state North Carolina 2017 guaranteed pay $2,290,000 Total contract pay $18,965,000 National title bonus $200,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $50,000 for other bowls tickets Reach CFP $200,000
college North Texas coach Seth Littrell conference C-USA state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay $1,013,800 Total contract pay $6,172,800 National title bonus $100,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $35,000 for other bowls tickets one suite for home football games and 8 season tickets to other sports Reach CFP $100,000
college Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey conference MAC state Illinois 2017 guaranteed pay $615,000 Total contract pay $3,875,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $25,000 tickets 30 football tickets; 8 tickets to other sports; 2 VIP parking passes Reach CFP $100,000
college Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald conference Big Ten state Illinois 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly conference Independent state Indiana 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Ohio coach Frank Solich conference MAC state Ohio 2017 guaranteed pay $445,000 Total contract pay $5,495,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Ohio State coach Urban Meyer conference Big Ten state Ohio 2017 guaranteed pay $5,700,000 Total contract pay $48,341,667 National title bonus $350,000 for appearing Bowl game bonus tickets 12 lower bowl tickets and suite for family Reach CFP $200,000
college Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley conference Big 12 state Oklahoma 2017 guaranteed pay $2,600,000 Total contract pay $16,000,000 National title bonus $425,000 Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy conference Big 12 state Oklahoma 2017 guaranteed pay $4,200,000 Total contract pay $22,250,000 National title bonus $750,000 Bowl game bonus $125,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $62,500 for appearing in any other bowl tickets one party suite on club level including 25 seats and four 100-level tickets to basketball games Reach CFP $150,000
college Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder conference C-USA state Virginia 2017 guaranteed pay $650,000 Total contract pay $3,250,000 National title bonus $350,000 Bowl game bonus $39,010 for appearing in a major bowl; $10,000 for appearing in all other bowls tickets Reach CFP $100,000
college Ole Miss coach Matt Luke conference SEC state Mississippi 2017 guaranteed pay Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Oregon coach Willie Taggart conference Pac-12 state Oregon 2017 guaranteed pay $2,900,000 Total contract pay $16,000,000 National title bonus $500,000 for winning; $250,000 for qualifying Bowl game bonus $100,000 tickets 12 tickets and suite to football home games; 4 tickets to other sports. Reach CFP $175,000
college Oregon State coach Gary Andersen conference Pac-12 state Oregon 2017 guaranteed pay $2,650,000 Total contract pay $19,250,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 tickets unspecified number of tickets to all athletics Reach CFP $100,000
college Penn State coach James Franklin conference Big Ten state Pennsylvania 2017 guaranteed pay $4,600,000 Total contract pay $47,000,000 National title bonus $300,000 Bowl game bonus $300,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $200,000 for other bowls tickets Reach CFP $400,000
college Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi conference ACC state Pennsylvania 2017 guaranteed pay Pennsylvania law* Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Purdue coach Jeff Brohm conference Big Ten state Indiana 2017 guaranteed pay $3,333,333 Total contract pay $20,000,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $375,000 if appearing in Rose Bowl; $270,000 if appearing in Capital One Orange; $180,000 if appearing in Citrus, TaxSlayer, Music City or Outback Bowls; $150,000 if appearing in the Holiday or Pinstripe Bowls; $112,500 if appearing in any other bowl. tickets 8 football season tickets, 25 football tickets for business use and 8 ticket suite for family; 2 season tickets for men's and women's basketball and volleyball Reach CFP $600,000
college Rice coach David Bailiff conference C-USA state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Rutgers coach Chris Ash conference Big Ten state New Jersey 2017 guaranteed pay $2,100,000 Total contract pay $11,000,000 National title bonus $500,000 Bowl game bonus $150,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $100,000 for appearing in Big Ten contracted bowl game tickets Reach CFP $175,000
college San Diego State coach Rocky Long conference Mountain West state California 2017 guaranteed pay $826,304 Total contract pay $8,931,520 National title bonus $400,000 Bowl game bonus $150,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $75,000 for playing in bowl with greater than $1,500,000 payout; $50,000 for appearing in other bowls tickets Reach CFP $200,000
college San Jose State coach Brent Brennan conference Mountain West state California 2017 guaranteed pay $575,004 Total contract pay $2,875,020 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for a major bowl; $10,000 for other bowls and $5,000 for bowl victory tickets Reach CFP
college SMU coach Chad Morris conference American Athletic state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college South Alabama coach Joey Jones conference Sun Belt state Alabama 2017 guaranteed pay $525,000 Total contract pay $2,923,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $30,187 for playing in a game without winning conference; $20,125 for winning tickets 16 tickets to home and away football games Reach CFP $60,500
college South Carolina coach Will Muschamp conference SEC state South Carolina 2017 guaranteed pay $3,100,000 Total contract pay $16,000,000 National title bonus $400,000 Bowl game bonus $250,000 for playing in a major bowl or $300,000 for winning; $100,000 for playing in Capital One Bowl; $50,000 for other bowls tickets one 16-seat suite plus eight additional tickets for football games; 12 tickets to away football games. Reach CFP $300,000
college South Florida coach Charlie Strong conference American Athletic state Florida 2017 guaranteed pay $1,000,000 Total contract pay $9,800,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $50,000 for appearing in a major bowl and $100,000 for winning; $15,000 for appearing in other bowls and $25,000 for winning tickets one suite and six tickets for each football game; four season tickets for men's and women's basketball games Reach CFP $50,000
college Southern Miss coach Jay Hopson conference C-USA state Mississippi 2017 guaranteed pay $500,000 Total contract pay $1,958,333 National title bonus $250,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for major bowl appearance and $100,000 for winning; $15,000 for other bowls (as long as above .500 record) and $10,000 for winning tickets private suite with food and beverage for home football games; 20 home football tickets and 10 away tickets; 6 basketball tickets Reach CFP $150,000
college Stanford coach David Shaw conference Pac-12 state California 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Syracuse coach Dino Babers conference ACC state New York 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college TCU coach Gary Patterson conference Big 12 state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Temple coach Geoff Collins conference American Athletic state Pennsylvania 2017 guaranteed pay Pennsylvania law* Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Tennessee coach Butch Jones conference SEC state Tennessee 2017 guaranteed pay $4,110,000 Total contract pay $30,630,000 National title bonus $500,000 Bowl game bonus $300,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $200,000 for appearing in Citrus bowl; $100,000 for other bowls tickets 8 football lower-bowl tickets, 16-seat suite and two parking passes. Reach CFP $350,000
college Texas coach Tom Herman conference Big 12 state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay $5,250,000 Total contract pay $29,750,000 National title bonus $250,000 Bowl game bonus $50,000 for appearing in a major bowl and $50,000 for winning; $25,000 for appearing in a non-major bowl and $50,000 for winning tickets Reach CFP $100,000
college Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin conference SEC state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay $5,000,000 Total contract pay $25,000,000 National title bonus $400,000 Bowl game bonus $250,000 for appearing in a major bowl and $50,000 for winning; $100,000 for appearing in Capital One bowl; $50,000 for appearing in other bowls tickets 12 tickets and one parking pass to football games; 4 men's basketball tickets and one parking pass Reach CFP $300,000
college Texas State coach Everett Withers conference Sun Belt state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay $675,000 Total contract pay $3,500,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus one month's salary tickets Reach CFP
college Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury conference Big 12 state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay $3,500,000 Total contract pay $22,900,000 National title bonus $500,000 Bowl game bonus CFP non playoff bowl: $150,000 for appearing & $150,000 for winning; Big 12 lower-tier: $25,000 for appearing & $25,000 for winning; higher tier: $75,000 for appearing & $75,000 for winning. tickets 40 ticket suite with food and beverage plan for each home game plus four season tickets; 20 tickets to away games. Reach CFP $250,000
college Toledo coach Jason Candle conference MAC state Ohio 2017 guaranteed pay $675,000 Total contract pay $4,275,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in major bowl; $20,000 for appearing in other bowls and $30,000 for winning tickets Reach CFP $100,000
college Troy coach Neal Brown conference Sun Belt state Alabama 2017 guaranteed pay $800,000 Total contract pay $3,260,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a bowl with a payout of $3,000,000; $50,000 for appearing in other bowls. tickets suite for home football games and "reasonable" amount of tickets to football and basketball games Reach CFP $150,000
college Tulane coach Willie Fritz conference American Athletic state Louisiana 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Tulsa coach Philip Montgomery conference American Athletic state Oklahoma 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college UAB coach Bill Clark conference C-USA state Alabama 2017 guaranteed pay $630,000 Total contract pay $3,150,000 National title bonus $50,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in major bowl; $25,000 for appearing in a bowl (if not conference champion); $10,000 for bowl victory tickets Reach CFP $100,000
college UCF coach Scott Frost conference American Athletic state Florida 2017 guaranteed pay $2,000,000 Total contract pay $11,700,000 National title bonus $200,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a major bowl and $100,000 for winning; $25,000 for appearing in other bowls and $25,000 for winning tickets one skybox including food and beverage and 12 tickets for home football games; no less than 20 tickets to road football games; 8 basketball tickets Reach CFP $100,000
college UCLA coach Jim Mora conference Pac-12 state California 2017 guaranteed pay $3,550,000 Total contract pay $32,535,000 National title bonus $200,000 Bowl game bonus $40,000 for playing in any bowl game; $100,000 for playing in Rose, Sugar, Orange, Cotton, Fiesta, Peach, and $100,000 for winning one of those. tickets suite for immediate family at home games; access to tickets to football and basketball games Reach CFP $100,000
college UMass coach Mark Whipple conference Independent state Massachusetts 2017 guaranteed pay $450,000 Total contract pay $2,250,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $30,000 for appearing in a major bowl and $30,000 for winning; $20,000 for other bowls and $20,000 for winning tickets 16 football tickets Reach CFP
college UNLV coach Tony Sanchez conference Mountain West state Nevada 2017 guaranteed pay $600,000 Total contract pay $3,500,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $100,000 for major bowl appearance; $50,000 for other bowls tickets suite for football games, 18 football tickets, 4 club football tickets, 4 men's basketball tickets and 10 tickets to other sports. Reach CFP $100,000
college USC coach Clay Helton conference Pac-12 state California 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Utah coach Kyle Whittingham conference Pac-12 state Utah 2017 guaranteed pay $3,400,000 Total contract pay $27,950,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $300,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $189,000 for other bowls tickets 28 football tickets and 4 men's basketball tickets, and a parking pass for both sports Reach CFP $300,000
college Utah State coach Matt Wells conference Mountain West state Utah 2017 guaranteed pay $850,000 Total contract pay $4,450,000 National title bonus $200,000 Bowl game bonus $50,000 tickets 12 football tickets and 5 tickets to other sports Reach CFP $100,000
college UTEP coach Sean Kugler conference C-USA state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay $289,541 Total contract pay $2,198,236 National title bonus $100,000 Bowl game bonus $24,128 for any bowl; $48,256 for major bowl tickets Reach CFP
college UTSA coach Frank Wilson conference C-USA state Texas 2017 guaranteed pay $835,000 Total contract pay $4,425,000 National title bonus $100,000 Bowl game bonus $50,000 for appearing in a CFP bowl; $7,500 for appearing in a non CFP bowl; $7,500 for winning any bowl tickets 12 football season tickets and suite; 4 tickets to away games; 2 tickets to men's and women's basketball and baseball Reach CFP
college Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason conference SEC state Tennessee 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall conference ACC state Virginia 2017 guaranteed pay $3,400,000 Total contract pay $21,750,000 National title bonus $1,000,000 Bowl game bonus $500,000 for major bowl; $75,000 for ACC affiliate bowl tickets 10 football tickets plus a suite; 8 men's basketball tickets Reach CFP $500,000
college Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente conference ACC state Virginia 2017 guaranteed pay $3,250,000 Total contract pay $25,900,000 National title bonus $250,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $75,000 for appearing in Russell or Citrus Bowl; $50,000 for appearing in ACC defined tier I or tier II bowl tickets suite for football games and 6 tickets to basketball games Reach CFP $150,000
college Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson conference ACC state North Carolina 2017 guaranteed pay Private school Total contract pay National title bonus Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP
college Washington coach Chris Peterson conference Pac-12 state Washington 2017 guaranteed pay $4,125,000 Total contract pay $44,806,720 National title bonus $500,000 Bowl game bonus $300,000 for CFP bowl; $75,000 for other bowls tickets "mutually agreed upon number of tickets" Reach CFP $400,000
college Washington State coach Mike Leach conference Pac-12 state Washington 2017 guaranteed pay $2,950,000 Total contract pay $27,700,000 National title bonus $400,000 Bowl game bonus $100,000 for appearing in a major bowl; $75,000 for other bowls tickets 12-seat family suite plus 60 tickets for each football game. Reach CFP $200,000
college West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen conference Big 12 state West Virginia 2017 guaranteed pay $3,500,000 Total contract pay $18,600,000 National title bonus $300,000 Bowl game bonus $150,000 for appearing in a major bowl and $150,000 for winning; $50,000 for appearing in Big 12 higher-tier bowl and $50,000 for winning; $25,000 for appearing in other bowl and $25,000 for winning tickets one suite or 25 tickets for home football games; 20 road football tickets; 8 men's and women's basketball tickets. Reach CFP $200,000
college Western Kentucky coach Mike Sanford Jr conference C-USA state Kentucky 2017 guaranteed pay $800,000 Total contract pay $3,200,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $50,000 for a bowl victory; $100,000 for major bowl appearance tickets 10 football tickets, 4 men's and women's basketball tickets Reach CFP
college Western Michigan coach Tim Lester conference MAC state Michigan 2017 guaranteed pay $800,000 Total contract pay $4,000,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $50,000 for appearing in a major bowl and $50,000 for winning; $25,000 for appearing in other bowls and $25,000 for winning tickets 34-seat suite for home football games Reach CFP $50,000
college Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst conference Big Ten state Wisconsin 2017 guaranteed pay $2,800,000 Total contract pay $16,500,000 National title bonus $300,000 Bowl game bonus tickets Reach CFP $200,000
college Wyoming coach Craig Bohl conference Mountain West state Wyoming 2017 guaranteed pay $1,400,000 Total contract pay $11,950,000 National title bonus Bowl game bonus $25,000 for appearing; another $25,000 for winning tickets 12 season tickets Reach CFP

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