5 Alabama football assistants get raises

Alabama offensive coordinator Jim McElwain is getting a $100,000


The board of trustees’ compensation committee approved a new

salary of $510,000 for McElwain on Thursday, along with one-year

extensions and raises for four other assistants.

New coaches Chris Rumph ($288,750), Jeff Stoutland ($395,000),

Mike Groh ($250,000) and Joe Pannunzio ($170,000) also had two-year

deals approved.

Linebackers coach Sal Sunseri receives a $40,000 raise to

$390,000. Secondary coach Jeremy Pruitt goes from $200,000 to

$225,000. Running backs coach Burton Burns and tight ends

coach/special teams coordinator Bobby Williams both get $10,000


Williams will make $315,000, Burns $280,000. The five returning

coaches had received extensions through Feb. 28, 2013.