Greg Mattison, University of Michigan defensive coordinator, signed a three-year extension in 2013.
University of Michiga Enlarge
ANN ARBOR — The Michigan athletic department announced today that it has given defensive coordinator Greg Mattison a three-year contract extension.
Under Mattison, Michigan's defense finished second in the Big Ten and fifth in the nation in defensive passing yardage (169.5 yards per game), and its scoring defense finished fourth in the Big Ten and 20th nationally (19.8 points) in 2012.
Mattison enters his third season with the Wolverines and entered the final year of his original three-year contract, which was set to expire Dec. 31. Terms of the contract extension were not disclosed. Under his current contract, obtained by the Blade through an FOIA request, Mattison receives an annual base salary of $250,000, with bonuses of up to $150,000 for Michigan playing in bowl games and conference championship games.
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.