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D.J. Durkin contract at Maryland

D.J. Durkin

D.J. Durkin Photo Credit: AP

College: Maryland

Conference: Big Ten

State: Maryland

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $2,450,000
  • Total contract pay: $15,150,000
  • Contract length: 6 years
  • Start date: 12/3/2015
  • Expires: 12/31/2021


  • National title bonus: $250,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $200,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $150,000
  • Conference title bonus: $50,000 for appearing, another $50,000 for winning
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $25,000 for conference coach of year; $50,000 for national coach of year
  • Car: $1,000 monthly car allowance
  • 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

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: Family can travel to away games; cell phone provided
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $2,000,000 before 12/31/17; $1,000,000 before 12/31/19; $500,000 thereafter

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