Most of USC's assistant football coaches got a raise for the next season.
The group of nine coaches will earn $195,000 more in 2011, up 9 percent from what assistants received for last year's SEC East-winning season. They will earn $2.345 million this year.
Seven coaches will have higher paychecks this season.
The pay for Ellis Johnson, assistant head coach for defense, did not change from $700,000. And the Gamecocks added John Butler to handle special teams this year.
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The pay hikes come after the USC Board of Trustees on Friday raised head coach Steve Spurrier's pay over the next three seasons to an average of $2.8 million a year, up from $1.75 million in 2010.
The coach also will get a one-time $1 million deferred payment at the end of the year that was part of a previous contract extension.
Here are what USC assistant coaches will make in 2011 and the change from last year:
Ellis Johnson, assistant head coach for defense/linebackers - $700,000 (no change)
Lorenzo Ward, defensive coordinator/cornerbacks - $280,000 (up $5,000)
Brad Lawing, defensive line – $250,000 (up $40,000)
Steve Spurrier Jr., receivers/recruiting coordinator - $225,000 (up $25,000)
Shawn Elliott, offensive line - $185,000 (up $35,000)
John Butler, special teams coordinator – $185,000 (Up $5,000 from former special teams coach Shane Beamer)
G.A. Mangus, quarterbacks - $175,000 (up $25,000)
Jay Graham, running backs/tight ends - $175,000 (up $32,500
Jeep Hunter, safeties - $170,000 (up $27,500)