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Here's how much Nebraska will pay Scott Frost and his staff in 2020

Coaching salaries typically move in one direction -- up -- but Nebraska will pay Scott Frost's staff less in 2020 than it did in 2019.

Which couldn't necessarily come as a surprise after a season that began in the AP Top 25 ended at 5-7.

No individual coach will take a pay cut; the slight drop (1 percent) is due to losing two assistants and replacing them with lower-salaried coaches. Offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach Troy Walters and his $700,000 salary was not retained and replaced by Matt Lubick, who signed a 2-year contract at $500,000 per year.

After losing JoVan Dewitt to North Carolina, Frost re-hired Mike Dawson -- Nebraska's defensive line coach in 2018 -- as outside linebackers coach. That moved provided $125,000 in savings for Nebraska.

Those savings will be short lived, though. Dawson's salary will jump to $500,000 in 2021 and $550,000 in 2022 as part of a 3-year contract he signed to leave the New York Giants.

Strength coach Zach Duval earns $400,000 per year, 14th most in the nation.

All information comes courtesy of Husker Onlineand the USA Todaysalary database.

Coach

2019 Salary

2020 Salary

Change

Scott Frost (HC)

$5 million

$5 million

None

Erik Chinander (DC/LBs)

$800,000

$800,000

None

Matt Lubick (OC/WRs)

$700,000*

$500,000

-$200,000 (-29%)

Greg Austin (OL/RGC)

$500,000

$500,000

None

Travis Fisher (DBs)

$325,000

$450,000

$125,000 (39%)

Sean Beckton (TEs)

$400,000

$400,000

None

Ryan Held (RBs/RC)

$300,000

$400,000

$100,000 (33%)

Mario Verduzco (QBs)

$375,000

$375,000

None

Tony Tuioti (DL)

$375,000

$375,000

None

Mike Dawson (OLBs)

$475,000*

$325,000

-$150,000 (-32%)

Barrett Ruud (ILBs)

$225,000

$225,000

None

Total

$9.475 million

$9.35 million

-$125,000 (-1%)

* - Salary earned by staff member no longer at Nebraska

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