News of the possible and final extension came like wildfire last night. It didn’t slow down the Ohio State football team’s Twitter account, which was on point.
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According to the report, Harbaugh’s salary is lower than previously paid and has a strong incentive. Jim Harbaugh are approaching what would be a five-year extension with a lower base salary but with strong incentives, ”the report said. “If the Wolverines hit some championship benchmarks, he could recoup most of the $ 8 million he was supposed to earn this season … The contract presented includes hefty incentives to win the Big Ten East division, a Big Championship. Ten, to reach the national playoffs and win a national championship. There is also a smaller buyout if UM decides to fire Harbaugh. ”
Harbaugh has been in Michigan since 2015, and he has a 49-22 record at that time. Although he led the program to 10-game winning seasons in 2015, 2016 and 2018, the patience within the fanbase ran out after a 2-4 start to the 2020 season.
Monday night, national bestselling author John U. Bacon reported that Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel discussed a possible contract extension with Harbaugh, but an incentive system, with a lower base salary and a lower buyout.
“UM AD Warde Manuel spoke with Jim Harbaugh a new contract with a lower base salary and a buy-out, but with good provisions for hiring top-level assistants and great performance incentives, ”Bacon wrote.
He continued in a second tweet, “Harbaugh can now accept, negotiate, or refuse. At least five NFL teams have expressed interest in hiring him – as usual – but it’s not clear if any have already made firm offers. “
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