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How Ohio State Football Coach Urban Meyer’s Pay Compares to Other Coaches’

Ohio State University’s new head football coach’s minimum salary of $24.25 million over six years has raised eyebrows, to put it politely. A USA Today analysis of major college head football coach pay found average compensation increased nearly 55 percent in the past six seasons: In the six conferences with automatic Bowl Championship Series bids, [...]

Read Ohio State Football Coach Urban Meyer’s $24 Million Contract

Urban Meyer speaks to the media after being introduced as the new head coach of Ohio State football on November 28, 2011 in Columbus, Ohio

Ohio State University signed former University of Florida football coach Urban Meyer to a six-year contract worth a minimum of $24.25 million over six years. That doesn’t include additional perks worth millions of dollars  — like access to a private airplane. Or another $7.5 million in bonuses for sticking around at Ohio State, making bowl [...]

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