Wednesday, November 11, 2009

DOWN ECONOMY BYPASSES COLLEGE COACHES

USA Today has revealed what college coaches earn and guess what?

They’re well paid!

Urban Myer at Florida makes $4 million while Doug Martin at Kent State makes $190,000.

Here are the current ACC salaries, according to USA Today:

Bobby Bowden: $2,319,375 (base $565,875) - record: 4-5

Paul Johnson: $2,300,000 (base $325,000) - record: 9-1

Jim Grobe: $2,172,127 (base $333,333) - record: 4-6

Frank Beamer: $2,138,000 (base $272,328) - record: 6-3

Al Groh: $2,072,339 (base $291,700) - record: 3-6

Ralph Friedgen: $1,877,095 (base $267,468) - record: 2-7

Butch Davis: $1,702,000 (base $1,702,000) - record: 6-3

Tom O'Brien: $1,200,000 (base $625,000) - record: 4-5

Dabo Swinney: $816,850 (base $250,000) - record: 6-3

The salaries of coaches for private universities is not available to the public.

1 comment:

  1. If they sell seats, pay them accordingly. That's how the rest of the world works outside of government/academia. It's not like college sports has anything to do with education. Here's an article on why giving UVa's Dave Leitao $2.1 million to quit was a good business move:
    http://www.peterdolph.com/2009/11/business-of-college-sports.html

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