Nov 9, 2013; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Michigan Wolverines offensive linesman Taylor Lewan (77) leads the team onto the field before the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan OC Nussmeier to make $830,000 in 2014


New Michigan Wolverines offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier is scheduled to make $830,ooo as a base salary in 2014. The coach also has incentives that could put almost another $200,000 in his pockets depending on how the season plays out for the Wolverines.

Mlive.com is reporting that the total three-year deal is worth at least $2.57M.

Nussmeier’s base salary at Michigan will be $280,000 in 2014, $310,000 in 2015 and $330,000 in 2016. He will receive an additional $550,000 in “additional compensation” for each year of that deal — meaning he’ll make $830,000 in 2014, $860,000 in 2015 and $880,000 in 2016.

The site also broke down some of the incentives the new coach can reach should the Wolverines go Bowling this year or reach the Big Ten Championship.

As far as yearly bonus money is concerned, Nussmeier will receive an additional $25,000 for any bowl game Michigan qualifies for, $40,000 for a Capital One or Outback Bowl appearance, $100,000 for a Big Ten title game appearance and $150,000 for winning the Big Ten title game.

According to USA Today, Nussmeier’s contract makes him the sixth highest paid assistant coach in college football.

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