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Texas regents approved a 5-year contract for newly hired head coach Charlie Strong on Monday that starts at $5 million per year and includes annual raises of $100,000. They also approved payment to Louisville of $4.375 million to liquidate Strong's contract buyout. Here's how his contract bonuses breakdown...
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CONFERENCE PERFORMANCE

* Win Big 12 title - $100,000

POST-SEASON PERFORMANCE

* Appear in bowl game other than Major 6 - $25,000

* Win bowl game other than Major 6 - $25,000

* Appear in Major 6 bowl (Rose, Orange, Sugar, Fiesta, Cotton, Peach) - $50,000

* Win Major 6 bowl game - $50,000

* Appear in College Football Championship game - $100,000

* Win College Football Championship Game - $250,000

COACH OF THE YEAR

* Any other than National COY award - $50,000

* National Coach of the Year - $100,000

ADDITIONAL INCENTIVE PAYMENTS

* Top 5 Ranking in Final Poll - 3% of that year's annual salary

* Top 10 Ranking in Final Poll - 2% of that year's annual salary

ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE INCENTIVE

* Team GPA 2.90 - $25,000
* Team GPA 3.00 - $50,000
* Team GPA 3.10 - $75,000

* Football APR Top 10 percentile - $75,000

FOR STRONG'S PERSONAL USE:

* One suite at UT football games and 6 season tickets

* 4 season tickets to UT's other men's and women's sports

* Membership at UT Golf Club, UT Club and Headliners Club.

* Up to 20 hours of private flight time (flight time shall be donated to UT)

* Use of 2 courtesy cars from a local dealership (or an allowance of $7,500 in lieu of one of the courtesy cars)

* Spouse travel to athletic events, development and official entertainment/business activities.

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Comments

6 Comments
The name Peach Bowl returns next year as part of the Playoff agreement. Tostitos, All-State, Chic-fil-A, etc. will still be the sponors but the 6 major bowls are Rose, Orange, Sugar, Fiesta, Cotton, & Peach.
Reply40 months
The "Peach Bowl" or Chik Fila Bowl, depending on sponsor, is one of the major bowl games and now will serve as a semi-final game in the new play off format. Its a good bowl game if you are not an SEC team and Atlanta is 100 miles down the road...
Reply40 months
The contract did not even consider the new playoff format. It looks like they just copy and pasted Mack Brown's incentive contract without thinking about the new format.
Reply40 months
Membership at UT Golf Club...that could be interesting
Reply40 months
it still exists in our hearts man. Chic-fil-A took over the name in the late 90s.
Reply40 months
How can one appear in the "Peach Bowl" when the "Peach Bowl" no longer exists?
Reply40 months
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