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Jimbo Fisher's assistants in line for big raises in 2015

Florida State

You know what they say in college football: to the victors go the contract extensions. Following a three-year run in which Florida State has posted a 39-3 mark with three ACC titles, two undefeated regular seasons and claimed the 2013 national title, the Seminoles' assistants have followed head coach Jimbo Fisher in landing meaty contract extensions.

Details were uncovered by an open records request by the Tallahassee Democrat, Warchant and others.

While the salaries of Fisher's assistants are broken into groups, the terms surrounding the new deals are identical for all nine parties. The group is now under contract through Jan. 31, 2018, and will owe a $75,000 buyout for leaving after one season and $50,000 for leaving after two seasons. The buyouts will be waived if an FSU assistant departs for a college head coaching gig, an NFL job or leave coaching altogether.

As for the salaries:

- Defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach Charles Kelly: $583,000 (up from $500,000)
- Assistant head coach/offensive line coach Rick Trickett: $583,000 (up from $500,000)
- Co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Randy Sanders: $583,000 (up from $500,000)
- Co-offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach Lawrence Dawsey: $463,000 (up from $370,000)
- Associate head coach/defensive tackles coach Odell Haggins: $463,000 (up from $370,000)
- Tight ends coach/recruiting coordinator Tim Brewster: $433,000 (up from $340,000)
- Running backs coach/special teams coordinator Jay Graham: $403,000 (up from $340,000)
- Defensive ends/outside linebackers coach Brad Lawing: $415,000 (new hire)
- Linebackers coach Bill Miller: $338,000 (up from $275,000)

In total, the group will earn $4.624 million in 2015, up from $3.375 million a year ago.

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In January, Fisher signed a contract paying him in excess of $5 million a year through 2022. He joined Nick Saban, Bob Stoops, Urban Meyer, Jim Harbaugh, Charlie Strong and Kevin Sumlin among coaches earning at least $5 million annually.