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Trent Miles' contract at Georgia State full of incentives

Trent Miles can build upon the $450,000 per seasons he's set to earn at Georgia State with several incentives in his deal

Randy Sartin-US PRESSWIRE

Trent Miles was hired to be the man to lead Georgia State into the FBS, signing a five-year deal worth $450,000 a year. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has details on the new deal, which runs through 2017 and includes many performance-based incentives.

Miles will receive a $1,000 bonus for each victory in in 2013 and 2014 and a $5,000 bonus for each winning season. He'll get a bonus of $25,000 if the team earns bowl eligibility or finishes in the top three of the Sun Belt, $50,000 for winning the conference, $25,000 for playing in a bowl game, $50,000 for winning a bowl, $10,000 for a top-50 recruiting class and $75,000 for finishing in the AP or USA Today Top 25. There are also several incentives included for off-the-field and academic achievements.

Also included in the contract is language preventing the coach from earning an annual raise until state employees also receive raises. The deal includes a buyout of $1 million in 2013 and 2014.

Georgia State, which moves to the FBS and the Sun Belt conference next season, went 1-10 in 2012.

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