Based on what’s in his contract(h/t Coaches Hot Seat Blog), pretty damned badly. He’s making much less money than Leach was earning, not to mention even that much less than what he was being paid at his Auburn gig.
“It brings back a great Bulldog running back in Thomas who has NFL playing experience and has had success as a college coach at multiple schools. He also inherits a position that has been built to an elite level by Bryan. And it gives Bryan the opportunity to return to coaching the position he played and the one where he cut his teeth serving as a graduate assistant under wide receiver coach John Eason here at UGA. It also provides him with a new experience as a passing game coordinator.” -- Mark Richt, AB-H, 2/16/15