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Details revealed of JSU football coach Deion Sanders’ contract

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Deion Sanders (photo courtesy JSU)

Deion Sanders contract with Jackson State University to coach football is worth $300,000 a year.

Sanders officially became the university’s head coach last month. According to The Clarion Ledger, his contract extends through 2024.

He is also eligible to receive bonuses under the contract:

  • $25,000 for every win over an FBS opponent
  • $10,000 for winning the SWAC Eastern Division
  • $30,000 for winning the SWAC championship
  • $50,000 for winning the Celebration Bowl
  • $5,000 for a team APR greater than 970.

Sanders is currently the offensive coordinator for Trinity Christian High School in Texas, which will end its season in late November. JSU’s football season is scheduled to begin Feb. 21, 2021 against Edward Waters College after the SWAC postponed fall games due to COVID-19 concerns.

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