December 12th, 2018 | by CollegeAD

Chris Klieman will be paid nearly $16.9 million over six years to coach Kansas State’s football team, including $88,400 for the remainder of 2018. Those details, plus the perks and bonuses Klieman will receive for jumping from Division I FCS North Dakota State to Football Bowl Subdivision Kansas State, were revealed Wednesday when the coach’s contract was made public by the Wildcat athletic department.Klieman , who has coached the Bison since 2013, was formally introduced as the Kansas State coach at a press conference at the Vanier Football Complex at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Klieman will be paid $88,400 for the rest of 2018, as he continues to coach NDSU as long as the Bison stay alive in the FCS playoffs. His salary jumps to $2.3 million in 2019; $2.5 million in 2020; $2.7 million in 2021; $2.9 million in 2022; $3.1 million in 2023; and $3.3 million in 2024. That brings the total to $16,888,400. Klieman made $457,000 at NDSU last year, including salary and bonuses. He would make about $475,000 in 2018 if he reaches all the bonuses in his contract, including winning a national championship. – inforum – Read More

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