Kurt Roper salary: New Florida OC to make $600K annually, per report

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The number puts him in line with Brent Pease, and a little behind Charlie Weis.

New Florida offensive coordinator Kurt Roper will make $600,000 for a year's work, according to Robbie Andreu of The Gainesville Sun.

It's not clear how long Roper's contract guarantees him that salary — Florida hasn't yet released the terms of Roper's employment, though we'll have them for you as soon as the school does — but it's a good bet it's for two or three years.

Roper's recent predecessors, Charlie Weis and Brent Pease, each signed three-year deals. Weis's salary was $765,000 in 2011, and he had a three-year deal worth $2.6 million. Pease was paid a $490,000 base salary in 2012, but made $600,000 including bonuses — likely factored into the number Andreu is reporting — and signed a three-year, $1.8 million contract. Pease was then given a raise in early 2013 — one I defended as deserved — that made his annual salary $590,000.

Obviously, Florida is paying Roper well, and would like to get a little more out of Roper's offense than it did from coordinators it paid at similar rates, but it seems likely the Gators did not exactly break the bank to pry him away from Duke.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Alligator Army

You must be a member of Alligator Army to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Alligator Army. You should read them.

Join Alligator Army

You must be a member of Alligator Army to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Alligator Army. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker