On Friday morning, it was announced Dabo signed a new 8-year deal worth an average of $6.75 million annually. The new deal puts him ahead of Urban Meyer and just behind Nick Saban and Jim Harbaugh as the highest-paid coaches in college football.
Clemson's Dabo Swinney gets new 8-year deal worth $54 million— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) August 25, 2017
In his nine seasons with the Tigers, Swinney has taken the team from mediocrity to a national power. After back-to-back trips to the national title, and one victory, Clemson has proved it can compete at the highest level with Dabo Swinney on the sideline.