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Jeff Tedford contract at Fresno State

Jeff Tedford

Jeff Tedford Photo Credit: Fresno State Athletics/Kiel Maddox

College: Fresno State

Conference: Mountain West

State: California

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $1,550,000
  • Total contract pay: $8,250,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 12/1/2016
  • Expires: 12/1/2021

Incentives

  • Retention bonus: $350,000 on 11/30/21
  • National title bonus: $1,000,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $500,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $400,000
  • Conference title bonus: $150,000 for appearing or $250,000 for winning
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: automatic one-year extension if team wins 7 games in 2017 or 2018 and 8 games each season thereafter; $400,000 for 11 wins, $300,00 for 10; $250,000 for 9; $200,000 for 8; $150,000 for 7; $100,000 for 6;
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $50,000 for conference coach of year; $100,000 for national coach of year;
  • National poll bonus: $250,000 for top 10 poll finish; $150,000 for top 25 finish.
  • Academic bonuses: $175,000 for APR of 960, $160,000 for 955; $150,000 for 950; $140,000 for 945; $130,000 for 940; $120,000 for 935; $105,000 for team GPA of 2.9; $95,000 for 2.8; $85,000 for 2.7; $75,000 for 2.6; $135,000 for graduation rate of 62%; $125,000 for 61%; $115,000 for 60%; $105,000 for 59%; $95,000 for 58%; $85,000 for 57%
  • Car: one car with insurance, repairs and gas
  • Tickets: 12 ‘best available’ and 20 bench seats to football games; 6 tickets to men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball and volleyball

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: $200,000 for paid attendance of 130,000; $300,000 for paid attendance of 152,000;
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $1,500,000 if before end of 2019 season.

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