Pease, Florida assistants receive raises

Pease, Florida assistants receive raises

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]hree Florida assistants, including offensive coordinator Brent Pease, received raises, another was given an extension and the school announced contract details for new outside linebackers and special teams coach Jeff Choate.

Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease

Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease

Pease will now make $590,000 in base salary, up from $490,000, and he will earn a $100,000 longevity bonus if he remains on staff through on Jan. 31, 2014. His contract was extended one year, through the 2015 season.

Offensive line coach Tim Davis and tight ends coach Derek Lewis each received a a $25,000 raise. Davis will now make $300,000 per year, while Lewis will earn $215,000 annually.

Running backs coach Brian White had his contract extended through the 2013 season at $290k in base pay.

Choate, who was hired last month from UTEP when defensive line coach Bryant Young stepped down, received a one-year contract with an annual salary of $290,000.

Choate was set to make $190,000 as the Miners’ defensive coordinator in 2013. He coached the 2012 season at Washington State and earned $212,000.

In all, Florida assistants will make $275,000 more in 2013 than they did last season.

Photo credit: University of Florida Sports Information

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