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Florida Gators assistant Geoff Collins receives $300,000 raise



In non-Treon Harris news, the Florida Gators released updated coaching contracts Monday.

Most notably, defensive coordinator Geoff Collins will earn more than $1 million this year. Collins received a $300,000 raise in base pay (to $890,000), in addition to a $150,000 retention bonus due in February. Collins led a Gators defense that was one of the best in the nation last season, and his name was rumored to be in the mix for the head coaching job at UCF.

The updated deal makes Collins one of the most highly paid assistants in college football; only nine assistants made more than $1 million last season, according to USA Today's database.

New defensive backs coach Torrian Gray signed a two-year deal worth $325,000 in base pay.

Offensive line coach Mike Summers' base pay is up to $488,500. He made $190,000 last season from UF but was also on the payroll at his last stop, USC.

Defensive line coach Chris Rumph will earn $490,000, up from the $415,000 he was scheduled to make.

Linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator Randy Shannon earned a slight bump, to $399,750 (up from $390,000).

[Last modified: Monday, July 25, 2016 2:26pm]


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