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Tyson Summers contract at Georgia Southern

Tyson Summers

Tyson Summers Photo Credit: AP

College: Georgia Southern

Conference: Sun Belt

State: Georgia

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $530,000
  • Total contract pay: $2,187,838
  • Contract length: 4 years
  • Start date: 12/19/2015
  • Expires: 12/31/2019

Incentives

  • National title bonus: $150,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $75,000
  • Conference title bonus: Annual salary raise of $15,000; Bonus of $10,000
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: Salary raise of $5,000 for 7 wins, and $10,000 for 8 wins, and $15,000 for 9 wins; Bonus of $6,000 for 7 wins, and $2,000 for 8 wins, and $2,000 for 9 wins; $5,000 for win over Power 5 conference school;
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $5,000 for conference coach of year and $5,000 for national coach of year.
  • Academic bonuses: Salary raise of $5,000 and one-time bonus of $2,500 if APR is 950.
  • Car: one car or annual $6,000 stipend
  • Tickets: 12 home football tickets, 4 away football tickets
  • Golf/country club: annual membership at Forest Heights Country Club

Other Perks

  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $900,000 if by 12/31/17; $600,000 if by 12/31/18; $300,000 if by 12/31/19.

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