Optimum Customers: Your Newsday access has been extended until Oct 1st. Enroll now to continue your access.

LEARN MORE
Important message for Optimum customers

Your Newsday digital access is changing as of 10/1

You recently received an email from Optimum’s parent company, Altice USA, informing you that Altice will no longer offer free Newsday digital access with Optimum's online service. Through an exclusive trial offer for Optimum customers, Newsday is pleased to extend your digital access at no cost until the end of the year.

I understand, no thanks
TODAY'S PAPER
72° Good Evening
72° Good Evening
SportsCOLLEGECOLLEGE FOOTBALL

Rich Rodriguez contract at Arizona

Rich Rodriguez

Rich Rodriguez Photo Credit: AP

College: Arizona

Conference: Pac-12

State: Arizona

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $2,875,000
  • Total contract pay: $14,750,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 6/17/2015
  • Expires: 5/31/2020

Incentives

  • Retention bonus: $375,000 on 11/30/16; 43,750 shares of unnamed publicly traded company on 3/15/16; 43,750 more shares on 3/15/18; 87,500 shares on 3/15/20
  • National title bonus: $1,000,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $500,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $150,000
  • Conference title bonus: $200,000
  • Conference regular season division title bonus: $100,000
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $125,000 for 9 wins, $150,000 for 10, $250,000 for 11, $350,000 for 12;
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $50,000 for conference coach of year; $100,000 for national coach of year.
  • National poll bonus: Final AP poll: $75,000 for top 10, $50,000 for 11-15, $25,000 for 16-25.
  • Academic bonuses: $25,000 if multi-year APR is 952; $50,000 if APR is 1000; $50,000 if cumulative GPA is 2.60; $125,000 if GPA is 2.75; $175,000 if GPA is 2.9; $200,000 if GPA is 3.0
  • Car: two cars
  • Tickets: 8 football season tickets, 5 men’s basketball season tickets, 4 “Wildcard Sports Passes” and 15 people to bowl games
  • Golf/country club: country club membership.
  • Private jet use: 45 hours of private jet use

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: seats on charter flights for immediate family,
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: No buyout

College Football Videos