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.
“But I don’t look (at the last two losses to Alabama) like it’s a major scar. Our players know they went toe-to-toe with the gorilla. There’s more of a sense of frustration, to me, that we know we are just as good and just as physical as them. We just haven’t been able to close it out.” — Kirby Smart, ESPN, 8/12/19