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    Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    Kirk Ferentz Record at Iowa

    2005 7-5
    2006 6-7
    2007 6-6

    Thats a record of 18-18 over the past three years. Football is about what have you done for me lately. Is that worth $3 million a year? And does next year look a lot better for them? Add to that the off field behavior and this begins to look bleak.



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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    Where do I apply?



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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    It's good work if you can get it.

    The state's highest paid employee and he fails half the time....sounds about right.



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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    Can you say refund?



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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    Quote Originally Posted by letsgostate View Post
    Kirk Ferentz Record at Iowa

    2005 7-5
    2006 6-7
    2007 6-6

    Thats a record of 18-18 over the past three years. Football is about what have you done for me lately. Is that worth $3 million a year? And does next year look a lot better for them? Add to that the off field behavior and this begins to look bleak.
    Not that is matters, but I add that record to be 19-18


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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    Come on now, the math looks like the record is 19-18 which is a winning record!



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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    Quote Originally Posted by chadm View Post
    Not that is matters, but I add that record to be 19-18
    Thank god for that catch! That means that he's a winner and is worth 3mil!

    I'm kidding of course...



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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    Did he say he would leave if they didnt pay him that or does Iowa pay him that because they can?



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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    Quote Originally Posted by chadm View Post
    Not that is matters, but I add that record to be 19-18
    You are right. Sorry about my math. On second thought, he must deserve a raise! Just call me dumb and dumber.



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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    if you want to keep your coach from leaving your crappy program to go coach in the NFL, then i say yes. but how much does he spend on gum a year? your probably looking at 1.3 million give or take. so it averages out to a more reasonable amount in the end.


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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyano View Post
    Can you say refund?



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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    I look at it this way.

    At the time of the extension, Iowa was coming off of 3 consecutive top 10 finishes, 3 straight January bowl games, 2 Big Ten titles in 3 years, and showed no signs of slowing down. The NFL was calling, and programs such as Florida, Nebraska, Texas AM had been expressing interest.

    Right now, it looks like it was a bad move. However, had the extension not been made, it's likely he would have gone somewhere else. There were a lot of lucrative offers on the table. Not to mention, he did a lot for the U of I, and there is no reason why they shouldn't have done anything/everything to show their appreciation.

    That being said, right now things are looking down. Something needs to change. IMO, KF will be taking a chance if he keeps his staff in tact. I fully believe that if KOK is still around after this season, and Reece Morgan (O-Line coach) hasn't been let go, then everything that happens in the next few seasons falls on Ferentz's shoulder.

    It's been 3 years now since an 8+ win season, and for the money being made, that isn't acceptable. I don't have a problem with the amount, considering the fact that Iowa is completely self-sustaining. My problem is that money like that is symbolic of success and expectations, and if both are low, then that is a big problem.


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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    From the DSM Rag, "“Absolutely I expect Kirk to be our coach next season,” Barta said"

    ...In related news, the University of New Mexico put out a release stating the Steve Alford had also taken his name out of the running for the Michigan job, and has received a raise....



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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    Shhhh...don't give Barta any ideas.



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    Re: Is this record worth $3 mil. a year?

    Captain is obviously being picked upon. It does not look that bright in 08. That is about $500k per win.


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