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Butch Jones contract at Tennessee

Butch Jones

Butch Jones Photo Credit: AP

College: Tennessee

Conference: SEC

State: Tennessee

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $4,110,000
  • Total contract pay: $30,630,000
  • Contract length: 8 years
  • Start date: 12/7/2012
  • Last amended: 12/13/2015
  • Expires: 2/28/2021

Incentives

  • National title bonus: $500,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $400,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $350,000
  • Conference title bonus: $100,000 for appearing and $50,000 for winning
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $50,000 for conference coach of year; $100,000 for national coach of year
  • National poll bonus: $100,000 for top 10 AP poll finish; $50,000 for top 25 AP poll finish
  • Academic bonuses: if team APR fall belows 930, coach forfeits $50,000
  • Car: two cars with paid liability insurance or $1,600 monthly allowance
  • Tickets: 8 football lower-bowl tickets, 16-seat suite and two parking passes.

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: $500,000 signing bonus; $10,000 annually for summer camp; university paid $1,400,000 contract buyout to University of Cincinnati
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $3,000,000 if before 2/28/18; $2,000,000 if before 2/28/20; $1,000,000 if before 2/28/21

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