Florida paying $1 million to each of Bill Napier’s 3 coordinators

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Florida is paying each of coach Billy Napier’s three coordinators $1 million annually.Offense coordinator Rob Sale and co-defensive coordinators Sean Spencer and Patrick Toney will make seven-figure salaries, according to contracts the Gators shared Friday. Florida released the documents to fulfill public records requests. The school had previously disclosed details of Napier’s deal.Napier ended up spending $6.325 million of a $7.5 million pool for his 10 on-field assistants. Strength and conditioning coach Mark Hocke will make $750,000, bringing Napier’s staff total to a little more than $7 million. Florida gave Napier another $5 million pool to hire his support staff.Each of Napier’s assistants signed two-year deals.DAN MULLEN OUT AS FLORIDA FOOTBALL COACHCornerbacks coach Corey Raymond will make $725,000 annually, followed by outside linebackers coach Mike Peterson ($550,000), receivers coach Keary Colbert ($500,000), running backs coach Jabbar Juluke ($450,000), inside linebackers coach Jay Bateman ($425,000) and tight ends coach William Peagler ($425,000). Offensive line coach Darnell Stapleton, who followed Napier to Gainesville from Louisiana-Lafayette, will get $250,000 a year.
Florida coach Napier to pay 3 assistants a million dollars each. 
(James Gilbert/Getty Images)Florida hired Napier to replace Dan Mullen in November, giving the Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year a salary that begins at $7.1 million annually and increases by $100,000 each year.ALLIGATOR SPOTTED CARRYING FOOTBALL IN ITS MOUTH IN FLORIDANapier’s contract includes all the usual perks afforded football coaches in Gainesville: the use of two luxury cars, a suite for football games and personal use of the University Athletic Association’s jets. He also has the potential to make more than $1.5 million in annual bonuses, including $1 million for winning a national championship.

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