Muschamp gets 5-Year, $16 Million Deal From South Carolina
University trustees approved the contract Monday morning, a day after South Carolina announced he would replace Steve Spurrier. Muschamp’s contract pays him $3 million in the first year, increases each year after by $100,000 and contains a variety of incentives.
The deal also includes a buyout on a sliding scale. If Muschamp leaves in the first of the contract, he would have to pay the school $7 million; if he left in the final year of the deal, he would owe South Carolina $3 million.
The 44-year-old Muschamp coached at Florida for four years before spending last season as Auburn’s defensive coordinator after being fired by the Gators.