Giant salary increase notwithstanding, Dantonio is a great value for the Spartans.
Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio will earn $3.64 million in annual compensation after agreeing to an amended contract following the school’s first Rose Bowl victory in over a quarter-century.
Louisville has shown interest in Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi to replace Charlie Strong as head coach, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation.
It seems inevitable that someday he’ll be a head coach, but Narduzzi wasn’t about to leave for the first available opportunity.
When the Spartans take the field against the Stanford Cardinal on New Year’s Day, head coach Mark Dantonio wants to show that Michigan State is worthy of the position it has earned.
In total, Michigan paid its football staff $3,072,000. Michigan State’s staff will collectively earn $2,410, 483.
With the annual coaching carousel beginning to spin as the college football season winds down, Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio will likely be a hot commodity.
Michigan State punter Mike Sadler is one versatile guy.
Also named as finalists Monday were Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee, Baylor offensive coordinator Philip Montgomery and Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi.
Warren Sapp would have loved this. Russell Maryland and Bennie Blades too. Any of those vintage Miami Hurricane defenders who had “swag” before the word was invented.