Nick Saban coached his way to a major payday.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban is one of the best in the business. Expectations are heaped upon the Crimson Tide year in and year out. For each one of those expectations, there is a monetary bonus that coincides.
Written into Saban's contract is a series of bonuses that he can receive if Alabama reaches a certain level.
According to USA Today, here are the bonuses Saban already has in his pocket:
- $75,000 play in SEC title game
- $90,000: Play in Citrus, Outback, TaxSlayer, Music City, Texas, Belk or Liberty bowls
- $50,000 WIN SEC title game
For those not in the mood to do math, that's a total of $215,000 already in Saban's back pocket.
Now here's a breakdown of the remaining bonuses Saban could receive. One of the following:
- $110,000: Play in CFP semifinal
- $210,000: Play in CFP title game
- $310,000: Win CFP title
Not a bad payday for one of the best coaches in the game.