Eric Wolford’s hiring as the South Carolina offensive line coach was approved Tuesday by the University of South Carolina board of trustees.
Wolford, whose hiring was announced on Jan. 9, will make a salary of $500,000 annually on a two-year deal that take effect as of Jan. 24 and runs through Dec. 31, 2018.
Wolford will make a base salary of $350,000 annually with an additional $150,000 coming from media compensation. The contract also includes bonuses for team achievements both in SEC play and bowl games.
Wolford coached at South Carolina for one season in 2009 prior to accepting the head coaching job at Youngstown State. He most recently was the assistant offensive line coach for the San Francisco 49ers.
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The board of trustees also approved an increase in compensation and contract length for wide receivers coach Bryan McClendon. McClendon’s deal now runs through the end of 2018 instead of the end of 2017 and will pay him $50,000 more in 2017 and $65,000 more in 2018.
Wolford filled the vacancy created by Shawn Elliott’s departure when he accepted the head coaching job at Georgia State.