As Bowling Green holds the introductory press conference for new head coach Scot Loeffler, some of his contract details have been shared courtesy of Nick Piotrowicz.
Loeffler's deal is reportedly for five years, and is worth a total of $2.6 million ($525k annually).
Because Boston College is private, the details of his contract there are not publicly known, but for what it's worth, during his stint as the offensive coordinator at Virginia Tech (2013-15) he made $424,000 in his final season there.
Buyout-wise, Piotrowicz adds that Loeffler will be paid for the full contract value if he is terminated without cause.
Three of BG's last four hires have used their success at Bowling Green as a platform to land Power 5 job opportunities. Dino Babers spend two seasons with the program and landed at Syracuse, Dave Clawson spent five seasons with the Falcons before leaving for Wake Forest, and of course Urban Meyer cut his head coaching teeth in Bowling Green for two seasons before going onto success at Utah, Florida, and now Ohio State. The one outlier in that equation was Gregg Brandon, who succeeded Meyer for six seasons and was let go after a disappointing 6-6 season in 2008 after they were picked as a favorite to win the MAC.
As for what his staff will look like, Loeffler set a high bar during his introductory press conference.
Meyer's 2002 BGSU staff was pretty loaded and included OC Gregg Brandon, DC Tim Beckman, QBs coach Dan Mullen, RBs coach Tommy Thigpen, WRs coach Billy Gonzales, tackles / TEs coach John Hevesy, guards / centers coach Greg Studrawa, and DL coach Mike Ward, among a few others.
Who Loeffler brings on board to help him get Bowling Green back to the success they've grown accustomed to over the past two-plus decades will be interesting to keep track of. He's a first year head coach that has some great experience as an assistant working under some of the most well respected coaches in football, including Lloyd Carr, Urban, Frank Beamer, and many others along the way.
As always, stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest.