South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer to receive huge raise
Beamer set for a raise as head coach of South Carolina.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - University of South Carolina head football coach Shane Beamer is set to make more than double his salary after a highly successful season.
The Gamecocks defeated two top-10 teams this past season with wins over Tennessee and Clemson. According to a report by ESPN, Beamer will go from earning $2.75 million annually to approximately $6.5 million per season for the entirety of his contract which expires on Dec 31, 2027.
According to officials, Beamer has major contact incentives if the Gamecocks perform well; he would get an additional $330,000 to make the playoffs, an additional $550,000 to advance to the quarter-rounds of the playoffs, $1,000,000 for making the championship game, and $1.25 million for winning the championship game.
In his first year at the school, the Gamecocks went 7-6 and defeated North Carolina in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl. This past season, the Gamecocks fell to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the Gator Bowl, ending 2022 8-5.
The school’s board of trustees met virtually on Friday to cement the new contract for Beamer.
Beamer is 15-11 in his two seasons at South Carolina.
Additionally, the board has also approved raises for Beamer’s assistant coaching staff.
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