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    Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money. Can you believe how much more he makes than Joe Paterno(legend)?

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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    He has a couple rings and sweater vests he can sell to compensate.....



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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    Merge with the other Tressel thread please.


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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    I'll bet he got some kind of severance package from OSU, not 4 mil, but I'll bet it was decent.


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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    He apparently earned those raises while openly allowing cheating in his program...

    Not sure he's really losing anything.



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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    Quote Originally Posted by cysocool View Post
    Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money. Can you believe how much more he makes than Joe Paterno(legend)?

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    Yes, by most accounts he's not really the coach anymore, he's just kind of there.



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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    Paterno makes less, probably so Penn State can bump up the top assistant coaches salaries who basically coach the team


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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    Quote Originally Posted by Yes13 View Post
    Yes, by most accounts he's not really the coach anymore, he's just kind of there.
    agreed. Still, if you would have told me at the start of the 2010 year that Paterno was going to outlast Tressel, I would have had a tough time believing you.


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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    With the departure of Tressel, the quality of coaching in the big10 is way down IMO.



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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    This makes Kirk Ferentz the highest paid coach in the Big 10 now...


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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    Ya, but Joe Pa thinks it's 1970 and back then that was a lot of cash. And candy bars cost $.25



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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    Quote Originally Posted by CYdTracked View Post
    This makes Kirk Ferentz the highest paid coach in the Big 10 now...
    Kirk Ferentz (Iowa) - $3,781,000 total compensation with a $1,750,000 maximum bonus

    Wow, I didn't even see that! Thats just stupid money for a coach that went 6 - 5 last season.



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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    Joe Paterno has actually turned down more money which I think is pretty cool. He wants what is best for the University. I also saw a story on ESPN last year that stated he still uses an old rotary phone as it gives him time to think what he is going to say while he's dialing the numbers. I don't think JoePa knows about all that goes on around him but I do like the guy.



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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    Quote Originally Posted by PGreen ISU '92 View Post
    Joe Paterno has actually turned down more money which I think is pretty cool. He wants what is best for the University. I also saw a story on ESPN last year that stated he still uses an old rotary phone as it gives him time to think what he is going to say while he's dialing the numbers. I don't think JoePa knows about all that goes on around him but I do like the guy.
    I'm amazed you could find a working rotary phone anywhere. I haven't seen one of those in a loooong time. Although it does bring back fond memories....



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    Re: Wow, Jim Tressel is going to lose a ton of money.

    Quote Originally Posted by cysocool View Post
    Kirk Ferentz (Iowa) - $3,781,000 total compensation with a $1,750,000 maximum bonus

    Wow, I didn't even see that! Thats just stupid money for a coach that went 6 - 5 last season.
    Ummm, 8-5, but your point is taken nonetheless. Was he worth the money when he went 11-2 the year before? I think coaches salaries should be allowed to be reduced if they have a crappy year, just like they are increased due to bonuses when the team has a great year.



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