The details of the contracts belonging to the 10 Ole Miss assistant coaches, including the two newest hires, have been revealed, per RebelGrove.com.
Both Charles Clark, who will help assist with the defensive backs, and Jon Sumrall, who was hired to be the linebackers coach, will earn $350,000 for their work in 2018. Clark came over from Oregon where Sumrall arrived in Oxford from Troy. The two coaches are signed to two-year contracts.
Almost every assistant that was already with the Rebels also received a raise, with defensive line coach Freddie Roach was the big winner of assistants getting a bump in raise, as he now has a three-year contract worth $500,000 per year, $125,000 more than he made in 2017.
Here are the complete details of the assistants’ contracts:
- Wesley McGriff – 3-year contract, $1.1 million/year (2017: $1 million/year)
- Phil Longo – 2-year contract, $700,000/year (2017: $600,000/year)
- Freddie Roach – 3-year contract, $500,000/year (2017: $375,000/year)
- Jacob Peeler – 1-year contract, $425,000/year (2017: $375,000/year)
- Jason Jones – 2-year contract, $400,000/year (2017: 400,000/year)
- Maurice Harris – 1-year contract, $400,000/year (2017: $400,000/year)
- Jack Bicknell – 1-year contract, $400,000/year (2017: $150,000/year)
- Derrick Nick – 1-year contract, $400,000/year (2017: $400,000/year)
- Charles Clark – 2-year contract, $350,000/year
- Jon Sumrall – 2-year contract, $350,000/year
Head coach Matt Luke, who was hired as the permanent head coach in November, received a 4-year contract from the university and will earn $3 million in 2018.