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Paul Chryst contract at Wisconsin

Paul Chryst

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College: Wisconsin

Conference: Big Ten

State: Wisconsin

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $2,800,000
  • Total contract pay: $16,500,000
  • Contract length: 6 years
  • Start date: 12/18/2014
  • Last amended: 2/1/2016
  • Expires: 1/31/2021

Incentives

  • National title bonus: $300,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $250,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $200,000
  • Conference title bonus: $40,000 for appearing, $50,000 for winning
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $20,000 for 6 wins, $40,000 for 7 wins; $70,000 for 8 wins; $100,000 for 9 wins; $150,000 for 10 or 11 wins; $200,000 for 12 wins
  • Car: two cars
  • Golf/country club: membership and fees related to local country club.

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: $1,200 in adidas allotment
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $4,000,000 if before 1/31/18; $3,000,000 if before 1/31/20

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