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Mike Jinks contract at Bowling Green

Mike Jinks

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College: Bowling Green

Conference: MAC

State: Ohio

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $420,250
  • Total contract pay: $2,091,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 12/8/2015
  • Expires: 12/8/2020


  • Conference title bonus: $32,500
  • Conference regular season division title bonus: $25,000
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $7,500 for 5 MAC wins; $25,000 for 6 MAC wins; $12,500 for win against BCS conference team; $5,000 for MAC player of year;
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $12,500 for MAC coach of year.
  • Academic bonuses: $18,750 if APR is top 50% of MAC; $12,500 if APR is above FBS average; $18,750 if graduation rate is top 50% of MAC; $12,500 if graduation rate is above FBS average
  • Car: Car or $450/month
  • Tickets: 10 tickets to every home football and basketball game
  • Golf/country club: golf privileges at Stone Ridge Golf Course.

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: $25,000 if school plays in game against BCS school with $400,000 guarantee revenue.
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $300,000 before Dec. 15, 2017; $200,000 before Dec. 15, 2019; $100,000 before Dec. 15, 2020.

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