Justin Wilcox

Justin Wilcox

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.

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