Kevin Steele Could Make Nearly $1 Million For 2 Weeks Of Work At Tennessee
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Just prior to getting fired by Tennessee, Jeremy Pruitt hired former Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele onto the Vols' staff. Steele signed a two-year contract worth $450,000 per year, that was fully guaranteed. Pruitt gets canned and Steele is Tennessee's interim coach for two weeks before they hire new head coach Josh Heupel. Now, Steele will most likely not be unretained by Heupel and will collect a $900,000 check on his way out the door. So, that all worked out well, no?... (The Spun/Barstool Sports)
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Originally published on SECRant.com

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So...Tennessee signs this guy to a contract then lets him go after 2 weeks. You would think someone in the know would have stopped this with what was to come with Pruitt.
Reply2 months
Lol at UT
Reply2 months
I remember when Nick Saban signed his first contract for LSU in December of '99 for 1.2 million PER YEAR.
Reply2 months
I guess it really shouldn't continue to surprise me how unprofessional many university AD's are now days, but it does. A large number are so fiscally incompetent it's basically malpractice. :-(
Reply2 months
These AD's are very similar to the politicians in Washington DC with our tax money. Spend money recklessly and give it away as if there is no tomorrow!
2 months
College Football Coaching "Minimum Wages"! LOL
Reply2 months
Yes.... the contracts these coaches negotiate are amazing!!
2 months
He's got a task ahead of him......finding another head coach to work for.....Auburn..check......Tennessee...check..Who is next?
Reply3 months
what a steal
Reply3 months
He's gotta be laughing.
Reply3 months
Only $450,000 for a great DC? That was the real steal here.
Reply3 months
Will not be unretained?? Wtf
Reply3 months
I swear...Larry does this on purpose. There is no way someone can be this bad at their job and no proofread few lines!!!
3 months
King grifter
Reply3 months
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