Thursday Feb. 26, 2009
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina will spend nearly $2 million on Steve Spurrier's football staff for the 2009 season.
The school released salaries of Spurrier's nine assistants and new strength and conditioning coach Craig Fitzgerald on Thursday after a request by The Associated Press and other media outlets.
New defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward will earn $275,000 while running game coordinator and offensive line coach Eric Woolford will make $250,000.
Among Spurrier's other new hires, quarterback coach G.A. Mangus will make $140,000, tight ends coach and special teams coordinator Johnson "Jeep" Hunter $140,000 and running backs coach Jay Graham $110,000.
Fitzgerald will earn $128,000.
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