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

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
63° Good Evening
63° Good Evening

Skip Holtz contract at Louisiana Tech

Skip Holtz

Skip Holtz Photo Credit: AP

College: Louisiana Tech

Conference: C-USA

State: Louisiana

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $700,000
  • Total contract pay: $3,500,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 3/1/2017
  • Expires: 6/30/2022


  • Misc athletic-based incentives: automatic one-year extension for 8 win-season; Bonuses and incentives to be addressed when formal contract is drawn up.

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: Perks to be addressed when formal contract is drawn up.
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $400,000 in 2017; $300,000 in 2018; $200,000 in 2019; $100,000 in 2020; (if automatic one-year extension kicks in, buyout amount carries over to next season)

College Football Videos