The University of Alabama announced an extension of the contract Monday with coach Nick Saban, with the legendary football coach now engaged in the program until 2028.
Saban, the highest paid coach in college football, is adding three years to his current tenure. After winning its seventh national championship, its sixth with the Crimson Tide, Alabama rewards the face of its program with an increase and another long-term commitment.
Alabama will pay Saban a base salary of $ 8,425 million for the upcoming 2021. college football season. His existing deal also includes incentives for each national title ($ 400,000), a semifinal victory of the College Football Playoff ($ 300,000). $), a CFP appearance ($ 200,000) and a conference title bonus ($ 250,000 for the win).
Saban’s salary will increase each year of the deal. In a statement, he thanked the university and the entire program for their support: