Ohio State already had started paying more competitive salaries for assistant coaches before Urban Meyer arrived in November 2011. But when Meyer and athletic director Gene Smith sat down to discuss staff pay, Smith soon realized he needed to do more. “I think Michigan had stepped up with their coordinators,” Smith recalled last week during Big Ten spring meetings in Chicago. “So we were already going to that before Urban Meyer came, but we bumped it up a little more.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider: B1G assistant coach salaries on the rise