Breaking down Richt's new contract 

June, 7, 2012
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ATHENS, Ga. -- When breaking down the terms of Mark Richt’s new three-year contract extension, there is far more to detail than what one news story allows -- particularly if you want the story to remain readable for a general audience.

Georgia will still pay him essentially the same base salary, $2.81 million, and he is now under contract through 2016, but there are a number of changes to compensation and the conditions of the deal. One good thing about a blog is that it gives us a space to explain in better detail how Richt’s arrangement with UGA has changed.

Here is a breakdown of four key elements in the new 33-page contract that the UGA Athletic Association’s executive board approved Thursday evening:
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