Former Oklahoma Sooners head coach Lincoln Riley is heading to California to turn out to be the latest coach for the USC Trojans, and whereas his contract particulars aren’t confirmed, right here’s what’s speculated.
The previous Sooners coach — who replaced national champion Bob Stoops after 5 years in Norman — is rumored to herald $110 million.
USC is reported to be shopping for each his properties in Norman for $500,000 over asking, including as much as a $1 million bonus; shopping for a $6 million dwelling for his or her new head coach in Los Angeles; and permitting limitless use of the non-public jet 24/7 for him and his household, based on the tweet.
USC has not formally launched figures or phrases on how a lot Riley will earn or of the settlement — and as a non-public college they could by no means launch them — however for now, that is what the Web is speculating.
Based on Sports Illustrated, Riley’s Oklahoma contract annual wage amounted to $45.21 million over six years — he had beforehand been signed to a five-year, $32 million deal in 2019 earlier than inking a brand new six-year deal in July 2020 that included a two-year extension to maintain him in Norman by 2025.
- 2017: $3.1 million
- 2018: $4.8 million
- 2019: $6 million
- 2020: $6.15 million
- 2021: $8.05 million*
- 2022: 7.565 million
- 2023: $8.275 million*
- 2024: $7.585 million
- 2025: $7.585 million
USC will deal with Riley’s $4.5 million buyout, per NBC Los Angeles.
This system remains to be on the hook for former head coach Clay Helton‘s buyout of greater than $10 million after USC fired him in September following a crushing 42-28 loss to Stanford, per Sporting Information.
SI reports the timing of his departure was of curiosity as a result of a supply advised SI Sooners final week that Oklahoma was engaged on a big elevate and contract extension for him, and that was anticipated to be introduced as early as this week.
“Leaving OU was most likely probably the most troublesome determination of my life,” Riley stated in a statement launched by Oklahoma. “OU is among the finest faculty soccer applications within the nation, and it has been eternally. That’s not going to alter. It’s not going to alter within the SEC, it’s not going to alter with one other head coach.
USA Right this moment reports Riley’s time at Oklahoma featured 4 Massive 12 titles and three appearances within the Faculty Soccer Playoff. All of his postseasons ended with losses within the semifinals, although. The primary to Georgia in 2017, and a pair of blowouts to Alabama in 2018 and in addition LSU in 2019.