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ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 02: Head coach Kirby Smart of the Georgia Bulldogs celebrates beating the Auburn Tigers in the SEC Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kirby Smart just became the highest paid coach at a public university. Smart and the University of Georgia have agreed to a 10 year extension that will net the coach somewhere between $10.25 million and $12.25 million per season.

After leading Georgia to their first National Championship in football since 1980, Coach Smart made it clear at SEC Media Days that complacency wasn’t a concern.

Smart told CBS sports, “They know how to manage the situation. We’ve got three or four coaches who have done this before in terms of having won a championship, understanding what it takes to do it again.”

“Coach Smart’s impact on the University of Georgia extends far past his significant accolades as our head football coach,” Georgia athletic director Josh Brooks said in a statement.

The University announced  the contract 10-year, $111 million contract extension   following his appearance at SEC Media Days.

The Dawgs kick off the season on September 3rd in Atlanta against Oregon. WGAC is your home for Georgia Bulldog football.