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Terry Bowden contract at Akron

Terry Bowden

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College: Akron

Conference: MAC

State: Ohio

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $406,000
  • Total contract pay: $3,630,000
  • Contract length: 9 years
  • Start date: 12/22/2011
  • Last amended: 8/1/2016
  • Expires: 2/28/2021

Incentives

  • CFP semifinal appearance: $50,000
  • Conference title bonus: $50,000
  • Conference regular season division title bonus: $25,000
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $15,000 for MAC coach of year;
  • Academic bonuses: $5,000 for graduation rate of 70%; $10,000 for 75%; $20,000 for 80%; $5,000 for APR of 935; $10,000 for 960; $20,000 for 970; $10,000 for team GPA of 2.75; $20,000 for 3.0; $20,000 for fewer than 50 “failing grades of withdraws of team members”; $10,000 for 51 to 75.
  • Car: one car
  • Golf/country club: $6,000 stipend to cover country club costs.

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: $12,000 expense allowance for entertainment; $1,000 annually from Wilson for endorsing footballs
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $400,000 before 2/28/18; $300,000 before 2/28/19; $200,000 before 2/28/20; $100,000 before 2/28/21.

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