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Mike Neu contract at Ball State

Mike Neu

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College: Ball State

Conference: MAC

State: Indiana

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $425,000
  • Total contract pay: $2,125,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 1/8/2016
  • Expires: 2/28/2021


  • CFP semifinal appearance: $100,000
  • Conference title bonus: $15,000
  • Conference regular season division title bonus: $5,000
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $10,000 for beating a school from a Power Five conference
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $10,000 for conference coach of year; $50,000 for national coach of year;
  • Academic bonuses: $2,500 for team APR of 950; $5,000 for 965
  • Car: one car with university paying for insurance, gas and maintenance
  • Tickets: 10 football tickets and 10 tickets to other sports
  • Golf/country club: annual membership at Delaware Country Club.

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: $10,000 each year that $250,000 is raised toward indoor practice facility; $25,000 if $500,000 is raised; $110 monthly telephone allowance
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $600,000 if before end of 2017 season; $200,000 if before end of 2018 season.

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