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Will Muschamp contract at South Carolina

Will Muschamp

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College: South Carolina

Conference: SEC

State: South Carolina

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $3,100,000
  • Total contract pay: $16,000,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 12/7/2015
  • Expires: 12/31/2020


  • National title bonus: $400,000
  • CFP semifinal win: $300,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $300,000
  • Conference title bonus: $100,000 for appearing or $150,000 for winning
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $50,000 for conference coach of year; $75,000 for American Football Coaches Association coach of year
  • Academic bonuses: $50,000 for multi-year APR of 950; $75,000 for 965; $100,000 for 975
  • Car: two cars and university pays maintenance, taxes, insurance
  • Tickets: one 16-seat suite plus eight additional tickets for football games; 12 tickets to away football games.
  • Golf/country club: membership in country club and dining club.

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: spouse and children can travel with team; $2,000,000 term life insurance policy.
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $6,000,000 if before 12/31/17; $5,000,000 if before 12/31/18; $4,000,000 if before 12/31/19; $3,000,000 if before 12/31/20

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