The University of Arkansas has released the salary amounts for the coaches hired by Bielema. The pay is a big increase over what the previous staff made last season.
The difference is at least $200,000 more for the on-the-field coaches, with one hire remaining on Bielema's staff.
Here is a breakdown of the money being paid to the eight assistant coaches already hired:
- Jim Chaney, Offensive Coordinator, $550,000
- Chris Ash, Defensive Coordinator, $550,000
- Charlie Partridge, Defensive Line Coach, $350,000
- Randy Shannon, Linebackers Coach, $315,000
- Ben Herbert, Strength and Conditioning Coach, $300,000
- George McDonald, Wide Receivers Coach, $275,000
- Sam Pittman, Offensive Line Coach, $275,000
- Taver Johnson, Cornerbacks Coach, $250,000
- Joel Thomas, Running Backs Coach, $235,000
Coach Bielema's salary is $3.2-million.