Texas athletic director Steve Patterson has full faith in football coach Charlie Strong. Now, the UT System Board of Regents is backing both men in unprecedented fashion.
For the first time in school history, every Texas football assistant coach will receive a three-year contract — two years guaranteed, with the third year optional for the school — when the UT regents meet this week and essentially give what’s expected to be their rubber-stamp approval.
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Texas assistant coaching salaries
All of Charlie Strong’s assistant coaches will receive three-year contracts, if approved this week as expected by the UT System Board of Regents.
Vance Bedford, defensive coordinator; $760,000
Shawn Watson, assistant head coach for offense/quarterbacks; $610,000
Joe Wickline, offensive coordinator/offensive line; $535,000
Chris Rumph, assistant head coach for defense/defensive line; $400,000
Les Koenning, receivers; $335,000
Tommie Robinson, running backs; $335,000*
Pat Moorer, strength and conditioning; $330,000
Brian Jean-Mary, linebackers/recruiting coordinator; $300,000
Bruce Chambers, tight ends; $260,000
Chris Vaughn, defensive backs; $245,000
* Robinson will receive $185,000 the first year and $335,000 the final two years.