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Bronco Mendenhall contract at Virginia

Bronco Mendenhall

Bronco Mendenhall Photo Credit: AP

College: Virginia

Conference: ACC

State: Virginia

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $3,400,000
  • Total contract pay: $21,750,000
  • Contract length: 6 years
  • Start date: 12/4/2015
  • Expires: 1/15/2022

Incentives

  • Retention bonus: automatic one-year extension on 12/4/17
  • National title bonus: $1,000,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $500,000
  • Conference title bonus: $50,000 for appearing, $100,000 for winning
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $50,000 for conference coach of year; $75,000 for regional coach of year; $100,000 for national coach of year
  • National poll bonus: $75,000 for final 16-20 ranking; $100,000 for 11-15; $125,000 for 6-10; $150,000 for 1-5.
  • Academic bonuses: $50,000 for team GPA above 3.00; $30,000 for 2.95-2.99; $25,000 for 2.9-2.94; $10,000 for 2.8-2.89
  • Car: two cars or $9,000 annual stipend per car
  • Tickets: 10 football tickets plus a suite; 8 men’s basketball tickets

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: $20,000 per stadium sellout
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $3,000,000 if before 12/4/18; $2,400,000 if before 12/4/19; $1,800,000 if before 12/4/20; $1,200,000 if before 12/4/21.

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