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Florida is paying each of coach Billy Napier’s three coordinators $1 million a year.
Offensive coordinator Rob Sale and co-defensive coordinators Sean Spencer and Patrick Toney will earn seven-figure salaries, according to contracts the Gators shared Friday. Florida released the documents to comply with public records requests. The school had previously disclosed details of the Napier deal.
Napier ended up spending $6.325 million of a $7.5 million fund for his 10 assistants on the field. Strength and conditioning coach Mark Hocke will earn $750,000, bringing Napier’s headcount total to just over $7 million. Florida gave Napier another $5 million fund to hire his support staff.
Each of Napier’s assistants signed two-year contracts.
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Cornerbacks coach Corey Raymond will earn $725,000 a year, followed by outside linebackers coach Mike Peterson ($550,000), wide receivers coach Keary Colbert ($500,000), running backs coach Jabbar Juluke ($450,000), inside linebackers coach Jay Bateman ($425,000) and tight ends coach William Peagle ($425,000). Offensive line coach Darnell Stapleton, who followed Napier to Gainesville from Louisiana-Lafayette, will receive $250,000 a year.
Florida hired Napier to replace Dan Mullen in November, giving the Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year a salary that starts at $7.1 million annually and increases by $100,000 each year.
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Napier’s contract includes all the usual benefits given to football coaches in Gainesville: the use of two luxury cars, a suite for football games and personal use of the University Athletic Association’s jets. He also has the potential to earn more than $1.5 million in annual bonuses, including $1 million for winning a national championship.