Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by lvbuff, Oct 31, 2010.
No clue about rollover contracts, but 1.5 million IS ENOUGH to hire one of the best coordinators in the nation at least.
It is a year old but some type of combination of salary/bonus that totals around $1.5 should be more than enough. This is PAC10 salary and where they rank nationally per ESPN.
1. Pete Carroll, USC: $4.4 million
T26. Jeff Tedford, California: $1.85 million
T26. Steve Sarkisian, Washington: $1.85 million
T34. Chip Kelly, Oregon: $1.5 million
T45. Rick Neuheisel, UCLA: $1.25 million
T55. Dennis Erickson, Arizona State: $1.1 million
T55. Mike Riley, Oregon State: $1.1 million
65. Mike Stoops, Arizona: $1.025 million
T66. Jim Harbaugh, Stanford: $1 million
T85. Paul Wulff, Washington State: $600,000
Anywhere from $1 million to $2 million is plenty unless we're trying to hire Will Muschamp or something. The coaches that have $3-4 million a year contracts are the ones that have already had serious success. If we win a national championship I'm sure the school would throw down an extra million or two a year to keep the guy around.
Since we're paying Hawk $1 million/year right now, I would like to hope that we should be able to go above that if needed and into the $1.5-2 million/year range. Hopefully with at least another $500 K for the assistant salary pool. Basing those increases on the new Pac TV deal, increased alumni donations from the Pac move, excitement around the new HC, ...
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