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Million Dollar Man: Kevin Steele's contract released and spring dates announced

4 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Monday, January 26 2015 Jan 26, 2015 January 26, 2015 2:42 PM January 26, 2015 in Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: Chris Price

BATON ROUGE - New LSU defensive coordinator Kevin Steele will make $1 million per year with performance-based incentives that could push that number to $1.125 million each of the next two years.

The contract breaks down into a $500,000 base salary with an additional $500,000 in "supplemental media compensation", and incentives that could total $125,000 annually. 

Steele was previously the linebackers coach at Alabama and replaces John Chavis, who made $1.3 million last year.

Meanwhile, the Tigers have also announced key dates for their spring football schedule, including the National L-Club Spring Game on April 18. 

The rest of the schedule is as follows: 

March 7 - First Day of Spring Practice

March 19-20 - LSU Coaches Clinic

March 27 - Pro Day

April 16 - LSU Student Appreciation Day at LSU Football Practice

April 18 - National L-Club Spring Game

April 30-May 2 - NFL Draft in Chicago, Ill.



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