Saban’s assistants to get massive paychecks

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala (WKRG) — Nick Saban’s top ten assistants will make almost $7.5 million in 2019. The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees Compensation Committee approved the contracts Wednesday, according to the Tuscaloosa News. 

Below is a list of assistants, their specialty, their 2019 pay, and their 2018 team or school or their 2018 salary for returning coaches.

Steve Sarkisian
Offensive Coordinator
(Atlanta Falcons)

Pete Golding
Defensive Coordinator

Charles Kelly

Brian Baker
Defensive Line
(Miss State)

Kyle Floyd
Offensive Line
(Atlanta Falcons)

Sal Sunseri
Outside Linebackers

Jeff Banks
Special Teams

Charles Huff
Running Backs
(Miss State)

Karl Scott

Holmon Wiggins
Wide Receivers
(Virginia Tech)

Additionally, Scott Cochran, Strength & Conditioning Coach will make $595,000. Head Trainer Jeff Allen will be paid $235,000, and Robert Welton, Director of Player Personnel, will be paid $210,000.

By comparison, University President Stuart Bell is paid $650,000 annually and Alabama Governor Kay Ivey makes a salary of $120,000.

In 2017, the Alabama athletics department reported $174.3 million in revenue and $15.6 million in profit, with the football department accounting for $108.2 million in revenue and $45.9 million in profit. 

Head Coach Nick Saban’s contract calls for him to be paid $8.7 million in 2019.


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