Butch Jones will truly be making an intern's salary at Alabama this coming season.
Former Tennessee head coach Butch Jones is joining Alabama's coaching staff this coming season as an "intern" or "analyst" - and it looks like he'll be paid as such.
Jones' salary was released after a records request from USA Today this week. Jones will be making $35,000 this coming season for the Crimson Tide. For reference, he made over $4 million a year ago as the head coach of the Volunteers.
Don't worry though, Jones will still have some decent bank coming in. He's owed $8.26 million by Tennessee in buyout money after he was fired last November.
Last week, Alabama head coach Nick Saban confirmed that Jones will be part of the staff this coming season.
Jones isn't the first former head coach to team up with Saban at Alabama. Saban's employed Lane Kiffin and Steve Sarkisian in similar roles.
Jones, in five years at Tennessee, posted a 34-27 record with a 14-24 mark in the SEC. His move to join Alabama's staff will surely be looked at as an attempt to resurrect his career.