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Jimbo Fisher contract at Florida State

Jimbo Fisher

Jimbo Fisher Photo Credit: AP

College: Florida State

Conference: ACC

State: Florida

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $5,550,000
  • Total contract pay: $46,000,000
  • Contract length: 9 years
  • Start date: 1/5/2017
  • Expires: 1/4/2025


  • Retention bonus: $600,000 after 2018 season; $600,000 after 2022 season; $400,000 after 2024 season.
  • National title bonus: $200,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $200,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $100,000
  • Conference title bonus: $100,000
  • Conference regular season division title bonus: $100,000
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: one-year extension for a 9-win season (only allowed twice within contract); $200,000 for undefeated season;
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $75,000 for national coach of year; $50,000 for conference coach of year.
  • National poll bonus: $200,000 for final top 5 ranking in AP poll; $100,000 for final top 10 ranking.
  • Academic bonuses: $250,000 if coach meets goals that include GPA, academic eligibility, APR, graduation rate, community service and observance of school code of conduct.

Other Perks

  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: coach owes school remaining salary obligations school owes his assistant coaches

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