After Tennessee fired its coach last week, the university’s chancellor said the athletic department would forgo $18 million in contributions it was to make to the university over the next three years for academic scholarships and fellowship programs.Wait - their AD was giving $6 million a year to the academic side? That's about what Rob Mullens *takes* from UO's academic side. 12/1/2012.
Instead, some of the money will be used to pay the severance packages of the coach, Derek Dooley, who is owed $5 million, and his staff, which is owed a reported $4 million if it is not retained. Dooley had four years remaining on his contract.
University cuts scholarships to buy out coach
at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville: