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Kirby Smart contract at Georgia

Kirby Smart

Kirby Smart Photo Credit: AP

College: Georgia

Conference: SEC

State: Georgia

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $3,750,000
  • Total contract pay: $22,500,000
  • Contract length: 6 years
  • Start date: 1/1/2016
  • Expires: 12/31/2021

Incentives

  • National title bonus: $1,000,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $600,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $500,000
  • Conference title bonus: $400,000
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $50,000 for conference coach of year; $100,000 for national coach of year
  • National poll bonus: $200,000 for final top 5 poll finish.
  • Academic bonuses: $50,000 if team finishes in top third of SEC in both graduation rate and APR
  • Car: $1,800 per month plus reimbursing insurance
  • Tickets: 25-seat box and six tickets to home football games; six tickets to away games, playoff games and bowl games
  • Golf/country club: membership in Athens Country Club

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: $3,600 apparel allowance per year.
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $3,000,000 if before 12/31/17; $2,500,000 if before 12/31/18; $2,000,000 if before 12/31/19; $1,500,000 if before 12/31/20; about $400,000 thereafter

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