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Willie Taggart contract at Oregon

Willie Taggart

Willie Taggart Photo Credit: Oregon Athletics

College: Oregon

Conference: Pac-12

State: Oregon

Base compensation

  • 2017 guaranteed pay: $2,900,000
  • Total contract pay: $16,000,000
  • Contract length: 5 years
  • Start date: 12/7/2016
  • Expires: 1/31/2022

Incentives

  • National title bonus: $500,000 for winning; 250,000 for qualifying
  • CFP semifinal win: $200,000
  • CFP semifinal appearance: $175,000
  • Conference title bonus: $150,000
  • Conference regular season division title bonus: $100,000
  • Misc athletic-based incentives: $100,000 for 9 wins, $100,000 for 10 wins, $200,000 for 11 wins, $250,000 for 12 wins;
  • Coach of the year award bonus: $25,000 for PAC 12 coach of year; $50,000 for National coach of year.
  • Academic bonuses: $100,000 for annual team APR of at least 985.
  • Car: University provides two cars
  • Tickets: 12 tickets and suite to football home games; 4 tickets to other sports.
  • Golf/country club: Family membership to Eugene Country Club and Downtown Athletic Club.

Other Perks

  • Miscellaneous perks: family travels to all road games; “Nike Elite” allowance.
  • Buyout if coach leaves for another coaching job: $3,000,000 before 1/31/18; $2.500,000 before 1/31/19; $2,000,000 before 1/31/20; $1,500,000 before 1/31/21; $1,000,000 before 1/31/22.

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