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Seth Littrell contract at North Texas

Seth Littrell

Seth Littrell Photo Credit: AP

College: North Texas

Conference: C-USA

State: Texas

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $1,013,800
  • Total contract pay: $6,172,800
  • Contract length: 6 years
  • Start date: 12/7/2015
  • Last amended: 5/15/2017
  • Expires: 1/31/2022


  • Retention bonus: $25,000 in January 2018
  • National title bonus: $100,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $200,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $100,000
  • Conference title bonus: $35,000 for appearing
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $20,000 for winning 6 conference or 7 total; $20,000 for 7 conference or 8 total; $20,000 for 8 conference or 9 total; $10,000 for 8 conference or 10 total;
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $20,000 for conference coach of year; $50,000 for national coach of year
  • Academic bonuses: $5,000 if all of the above: all scholarship players maintain 2.3 GPA, no players score 0-2 in APR, team APR exceeds 930, graduation rate is 65% and every player ends year academically eligible.
  • Car: one car plus $7,800 annually to cover costs of operating the car
  • Tickets: one suite for home football games and 8 season tickets to other sports
  • Golf/country club: membership at Denton Country Club

Other Perks

  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: 40% of remaining compensation if before 2/1/18; 35% of remaining compensation if before 2/1/19; 30% of remaining compensation if before 2/1/20; 20% of remaining compensation thereafter (all figures reduced in half if president or athletic director has changed during his tenure)

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