Wisconsin’s new Defensive Coordinator Justin Wilcox will earn $1.45 million over the next two years. His compensation package was released to the Wisconsin State Journal on Thursday via an open records request.
Wilcox’s base salary is $300,000. He’ll earn additional compensation that will pay him $200,000 in his first year and $650,000 in the second. Wilcox will also receive a $100,000 retention payment if he’s still with the team on January 1, 2018.
Former defensive coordinator Dave Aranda made $520,000 in his final year with the Badgers in 2014.
UW also released the compensation package for new defensive backs coach Jim Leonard. The former Badger safety will earn $225,000 in his first season as coach.