In 2016, Jay Hopson was named Head Coach of the University of Southern Mississippi. He was previously Head Coach of the Alcorn State University Football Program in 2012. Prior to his arrival, Hopson served as Defensive Coordinator at the University of Memphis from 2010-2011. Hopson served two seasons at Michigan, as the Linebackers Coach from 2008-2009. Hopson held Defensive Back Coaching positions at Delta State (1993), Marshall (1996-2000), Southern Miss (2001-2003; 2005-2007) and Ole Miss (2004).
Coach Jay Hopson - Contract Details
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50% of the base salary for the Remaining Contract Period
Any salary for the remaining Contract Period
2 vehicles, country club membership, moving expenses.
Coach will receive 50% of all football ticket revenue above (FY '19 & '20) $2.37M, (FY '21) $2.5M, (FY '22) $2.55M
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