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 Morning
72° Good Morning
SportsCOLLEGECOLLEGE FOOTBALL

Terry Bowden contract at Akron

Terry Bowden

Terry Bowden Photo Credit: AP

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.

College Football Videos