NICK SABAN AGREES TO CONTRACT EXTENSION KEEPING HIM AT ALABAMA THROUGH 2024

Nick Saban

University of Alabama Athletics Director Greg Bryne announced today that football head coach Nick Saban agreed to a contract extension that will keep him at Alabama through the 2024 season.

Saban’s base salary and talent fee remains the same. His base salary paid by UA is $245,000 a year, and his talent fee $ 6.48 million a year. The talent fee is paid by non-university funds.

The 11-year head coach is getting a contract extension signing bonus of $4 million, with an additional $ 4 million spread through the 2020-2022 years of the contract.

Byrne received an official five-year contract that will pay him $900,000 the first year.

Several assistant coaches also received new or extended contracts, including:

  • Offensive coordinator Brian Daboll: Three year contract through 2020 for $1.2 million a year
  • Defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt: One year contract extension that pays $1.3 million a year through 2018, $1.4 million a year through 2019 and $1.5 million a year through 2020.
  • Co-defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi: One year extension through 2020 that will pay him $950,000 a year.
  • Co-offensive coordinator Mike Locksley: Two year contract through 2019 for $600,000 a year.
  • Assistant coach Burton Burns: One year extension through 2019 for $490,000 a year.
  • Assistant coach Derrick Ansley: One year extension through 2019 for $405,000 a year.
  • Assistant coach Donald Key: One year extension through 2019 for $400,000 a year.
  • Assistant coach Karl Dunbar: One year extension through 2019. He will receive $275,000 through 2018 and then $575,000 thought 2019.
  • Assistant coach Joe Pannunzio: Two year contract through 2019 for $375,000 a year.
  • Assistant athletic director strength and conditioning coach Scott Cochran: One year extension through 2020 for $535,000 a year.
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