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  1. Mark Stoops' extension worth more than $3M a year

    Chris Low

    Mark Stoops, who has Kentucky on the cusp of a bowl berth in his second season as coach, has been awarded with a raise and extension that will take him through the 2019 season and pay him an average salary of more than $3.6 million per year.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2014
  2. Tide's Kirby Smart joins $1 million club

    Chris Low

    Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart, who's destined to be a head coach some day, will see his salary surpass the $1 million mark in 2013. The Alabama board of trustees on Tuesday approved a new deal for Smart, which will make him the highest...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  3. Breaking down the salaries of SEC ADs

    Chris Low

    The head football coaches in the SEC are some of the highest paid in the country. Eight of the 14 head coaches in the league make $3 million or more per year. The athletic directors in the SEC aren't exactly going poor, but many of the other at...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  4. Auburn releases new coaching salaries

    Chris Low

    Auburn has released the salaries of its new assistant coaches, and defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder will earn $850,000, tying him with Alabama's Kirby Smart as the highest-paid defensive coordinator in college football. Offensive coordinator ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  5. Defensive coordinator salaries going up

    Chris Low

    Auburn is going to pay first-year defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder $850,000 for each of the next two seasons. Remember when $500,000 was considered top dollar for a premier defensive coordinator in the SEC? Not anymore. Alabama's Kirby Sma...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  6. A look at SEC coaching salaries

    Chris Low

    USA Today has conducted its annual study of salaries in college football, including head coaches and assistant coaches. Once again, Alabama's Nick Saban was the SEC's highest paid coach, earning $4,833,333 this season, according to USA Today. S...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  7. Chizik gets well-deserved bump

    Chris Low

    The rich just keep getting richer in the SEC, but it's hard to argue with the hefty raise Auburn coach Gene Chizik just received. His annual salary was increased to $3.5 million, a bump of $1.3 million, and he could make as much as $4.5 million wi...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  8. Auburn Tigers coach Gene Chizik gets significant raise

    Chris Low

    Fresh off winning the BCS national championship, Auburn coach Gene Chizik is getting a bump in salary that will make him one of the Southeastern Conference's highest-paid coaches.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  9. Spurrier's new deal approaches $3 million

    Chris Low

    I reminded South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier a couple of years ago that his salary was somewhere around ninth among SEC head football coaches. In vintage fashion, he quipped, "That's about right where I ought to be." I remember thinking to my...

    Blog | April 15, 2011
  10. Kentucky's Mitch Barnhart to get raise

    Chris Low

    Kentucky president Lee Todd announced Wednesday that athletic director Mitch Barnhart will receive a three-year extension and a raise, taking his salary from $475,000 to $600,000 annually. Todd said he was rewarding Barnhart for "exemplary perfo...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  11. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Some of what's making headlines around the SEC: Arkansas offensive coordinator Garrick McGee, who was in play for a couple of head-coaching jobs, is set to get a pay raise that will take his salary to $425,000 annually, reports The Arkansas Democ...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  12. Chizik could pocket $1.3 million in bonuses

    Chris Low

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - When you look at where Auburn's Gene Chizik currently ranks among SEC head coaches in terms of salary, the Tigers are getting one of the best bargains in all of college football. That's about to change in more ways than one. ...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  13. Another raise for Alabama's Kirby Smart

    Chris Low

    When his alma mater, Georgia, came after him last year, Kirby Smart got a raise that more than doubled his salary to stay at Alabama. One of Smart's closest friends, Will Muschamp, also came after him last month after getting the Florida head job....

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  14. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Some SEC linkage for your viewing pleasure: It doesn't get any better than college football in the state of Alabama, writes Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News. Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen's salary ranks last among active coaches in ...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  15. Lunchtime links: Stricklin takes over at MSU

    Chris Low

    Making the rounds in the SEC: Kyle Veazey of The Jackson Clarion-Ledger has an in-depth piece on new Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin, who takes over for Greg Byrne. Soaring coaching salaries are another reason that a playoff...

    Blog | May 10, 2010
  16. Tennessee releases coaching salaries

    Chris Low

    First-year Tennessee coach Derek Dooley will earn $1.8 million in 2010, according to figures released Tuesday by the university. His predecessor, Lane Kiffin, made $2 million last season before leaving for the Southern California job. Tennessee...

    Blog | February 23, 2010