In this June, 2022 file photo, Utah Utes football head coach Kyle Whittingham watches a ball during the Coaches Legacy Golf Invitational at Hidden Valley Country Club in Sandy.. Due to his recent contract extension, Whittingham is paid more than 75% of the head coaches in the Pac-12.
Mengshin Lin, Deseret News
Due to his recent contract extension, University of Utah head football coach Kyle Whittingham is now one of the highest compensated coaches in the Pac-12.
Whittingham is slated to earn $6 million this year ($4.5 million in pay from the school, $1.5 million from Learfield and Under Armour) and by 2027 could make $8 million.
Per The Mercury News’ Jon Wilner, Whittingham’s extension puts him ahead of nine of the Pac-12’s 11 other head coaches when it comes to compensation, with salary figures obtained from university disclosures.
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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News