breaking news

Serious crash on I-75 South in Monroe causing major traffic delay

Details of Ole Miss assistant coaches’ new contracts revealed


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.

The post Details of Ole Miss assistant coaches’ new contracts revealed appeared first on SEC Country.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Sports

Archdeacon: Welch, Smith honored — pillars of Wright State’s women’s team
Archdeacon: Welch, Smith honored — pillars of Wright State’s women’s team

The Wright State women played Northern Kentucky on Saturday afternoon at the Nutter Center and Chelsea Welch cried. It wasn’t because of something NKU did. The Raiders’ 5-foot-9 senior guard scored 21 points — a half-point below the average that has her tied for No. 11 in all of NCAA Division I scoring this season – and she...
Springfield quickly rebounds from loss at Trotwood-Madison
Springfield quickly rebounds from loss at Trotwood-Madison

It didn’t take long for Springfield senior guard Michael Wallace to rebound from Friday’s stinging 79-72 loss at mighty Trotwood-Madison. Not with the end of the regular season in sight and the postseason on deck. “We can’t wait,” Wallace said. “We’ve got to get this last game over with and then get ready for...
Oakwood bumps Fenwick girls from tournament trail

Fenwick High School’s girls basketball team made a quiet exit from the Division II sectional tournament Saturday, and it wasn’t hard to figure out why. The Falcons shot 21 percent from the floor and misfired on all 17 of their 3-point attempts in a 52-33 loss to Oakwood at Lebanon. “We’ve had games like this,” said Fenwick...
Reds pitcher Finnegan confident he’ll return to form

There is a thin line between confidence and swagger. Brandon Finnegan straddles it. The most productive pitcher from the Johnny Cueto trade with Kansas City, Finnegan does everything full speed. He pitched in the major leagues the year he was drafted. He is the only player to pitch in the College World Series and the World Series the same season. He...
Analysis: ‘Desperate,’ poised Kentucky finish vs. Alabama was even bigger than the win
Analysis: ‘Desperate,’ poised Kentucky finish vs. Alabama was even bigger than the win

LEXINGTON, Ky. — To hear the relieved roar of the Rupp Arena crowd, as if 23,000 people just exorcised a demon together on a rainy Saturday afternoon in Lexington, was to know just how much went right in Kentucky’s 81-71 win over Alabama. The end of a four-game losing streak, unprecedented under coach John Calipari...
More Stories