Clemson football assistants receive over $1 million in raises
Position: Def. Coordinator / Linebackers
The Clemson Board of Trustees approved salaries increases for the Clemson football coaching and support staff on Friday.
Defensive coordinator Brent Venables will receive a $75,000 raise and will earn $1,425,000 in 2016. Venables oversaw a defense that led the nation in tackles for loss.
The biggest boosts go to co-offensive coordinators Jeff Scott and Tony Elliott. The first year coordinators led an offense that finished 16th in scoring offense (38.5 points per game) and 11th in total offense (514. 5 yards per game). Elliott and Scott each received $400,000 in their first year last season, but will get a raise to $625,000.
In total, the nine assistants will receive salaries that will total $5.3 million in 2016, up from $4.215 million last year.
CONTRACT EMPLOYEES New Salary 2015 Salary
DC Venables, Brent 1,425,000 1,350,000
OC Scott, Jeff 625,000 400,000
OC Elliott, Tony 625,000 400,000
Brooks, Dan 450,000 355,000
Caldwell, Robbie 465,000 355,000
Hobby, Marion 500,000 415,000
Streeter, Brandon 375,000 275,000
Pearman, Danny 435,000 355,000
Reed, Mike 400,000 310,000
Total: $5,300,000 $4,215,000
Batson, Joey 360,000
McCorvey, Woody 270,000
Scott, Brad 225,080
Davis, Jeff 155,082
Dooley, Mike 165,000
Turnipseed, Thad 170,000
Bassett, Daniel 86,000