TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Reduce Saban will build $11.5 million within the ultimate year beneath a new eight-year contract that’s worth at least $84.8 million.
The college launched necessary facets Monday of Saban’s beforehand announced deal, after the board of trustees’ compensation committee formally well-liked it.
Saban, who has acquired a anecdote seven national championships, is determined to build $8.7 million this year with annual raises of $400,000. That encompasses a $275,000 injurious salary and $8.425 million in private service, or skill, prices.
Saban, who turns 70 on Oct. 31, moreover can receive an $800,000 completion bonus every Feb. 28 through 2026 totaling up to $4 million. His pay, no longer counting bonuses, in 2028-29 would be $11.5 million.
Saban became as soon as scheduled to build $9.3 million final year, which kept him as college football’s absolute most practical-paid coach, according to USA At the peaceable time’s database of school football salaries. LSU’s Ed Orgeron, Clemson’s Dabo Swinney, and Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh moreover topped $8 million, according to the database.
Alabama is coming off one other national championship season, along with the second ultimate anecdote beneath Saban. His anecdote seventh national title — along with a BCS crown at LSU within the 2003 season — broke a tie with damaged-down Alabama coach Endure Bryant amongst FBS coaches.
Trustees moreover well-liked a vary of different teaching contracts, along with:
—Assistant males’s basketball coach Antoine Pettway, two years, worth $335,000 per annum.
—New special teams coordinator/tight ends coach Drew Svoboda, two years, worth $450,000 per annum.
—Females’s basketball coach Kristy Curry acquired a 3-year extension through 2025. She acquired a $35,000 elevate to $500,000.
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