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Nick Saban contract at Alabama

Nick Saban

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College: Alabama

Conference: SEC

State: Alabama

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $11,125,000
  • Total contract pay: $90,666,667
  • Contract length: 12 years
  • Start date: 2/1/2013
  • Last amended: 5/8/2017
  • Expires: 1/31/2025

Incentives

  • Retention bonus: $400,000 at end of 2017, 2018, 2022, 2023, 2024 seasons; $800,000 at end of 2019, 2020 seasons; $3,600,000 at end of 2021 season
  • National title bonus: $400,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $300,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $200,000
  • Conference title bonus: $75,000 for appearing or $125,000 for winning
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $25,000 for conference coach of year; $50,000 for national coach of year
  • Academic bonuses: $100,000 if graduation rate is in top four of SEC
  • Car: two cars with insurance
  • Tickets: 15-seat skybox with seven additional stand-up skybox tickets and 12 additional tickets for home games.
  • Golf/country club: membership in golf or country club.
  • Private jet use: 25 hours of private jet use;

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: $4,000,000 signing bonus for 2017 extension; $6,000,000 term life insurance for length of contract; school donates $100,000 annually to Saban’s foundation

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