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Bobby Petrino contract at Louisville

Bobby Petrino

Bobby Petrino Photo Credit: AP

College: Louisville

Conference: ACC

State: Kentucky

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $3,925,000
  • Total contract pay: $38,400,000
  • Contract length: 10 years
  • Start date: 1/9/2014
  • Last amended: 4/14/2016
  • Expires: 6/30/2023

Incentives

  • National title bonus: $200,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $150,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $100,000
  • Conference title bonus: $25,000
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $50,000 for 9 wins (and annual salary increases by $50,000);
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $50,000 for conference coach of year; $50,000 for national coach of year
  • National poll bonus: $25,000 if in final top 25 poll; $50,000 if in final top 10.
  • Academic bonuses: $500,000 if APR is 935; $75,000 for team GPA of 3.0; $50,000 for 2.75; $25,000 for 2.5.
  • Car: two cars
  • Tickets: one luxury box with 18 football tickets; 8 men’s basketball tickets
  • Golf/country club: country club membership

Other Perks

  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $9,000,000 if before 6/30/17; $8,000,000 if before 6/30/18; $7,000,000 if before 6/30/19; $6,000,000 if before 6/30/20; $5,000,000 if before 6/30/23.

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