clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Here's what Maryland football paid assistant coaches this season

New data on the pay for Randy Edsall's assistant coaching staff, which made $2.8 million as a whole.

Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

The USA Today assistant coach pay database for this past football season is out Wednesday, and it features data on the pay collected by the members of Randy Edsall's final coaching staff at Maryland.

Coach School Pay Other Pay Total Pay Max Bonus
Mike Locksley $891,940 $7,000 $898,940 $110,000
Keith Dudzinski $287,440 $7,500 $294,940 $70,000
Greg Studrawa $286,940 -- $286,940 $70,000
Terry Richardson $272,440 -- $272,440 $70,000
Keenan McCardell $272,440 -- $272,440 $60,000
Lyndon Johnson $225,740 $7,200 $232,940 $70,000
Darrell Perkins $177,440 -- $177,440 $70,000
John Dunn $169,890 $7,200 $177,090 $70,000
Chad Wilt $169,890 -- $169,890 $60,000

Also, Inside Maryland Sports reported that Mike Locksley received $250,000 to serve as the interim head coach for the season's final six games after Edsall's midseason firing.

On the whole, Maryland paid its assistants $2,783,000, according to the the database, which was the fifth-most in the Big Ten. Locksley was by far the team's highest-paid assistant, with defensive line coach Chad Wilt, tight ends coach John Dunn and secondary coach Darrell Perkins making the least of any of the assistants.

Locksley was the 14th-highest paid assistant in the country and tops in the Big Ten. Auburn defensive coordinator (and now South Carolina head coach) Will Muschamp was No. 1 overall.

DJ Durkin, Maryland's new head coach, was tied for the second-best-paid Big Ten coach after Locksley, making $800,000 at Michigan as the Wolverines' defensive coordinator.