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    Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season


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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    In related news, Kansas football is dumb and Baylor is getting a hell of a deal on Briles.



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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    12th overall but 5th in $ per win.



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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    I'd be skeptical of both numbers from Baylor. They don't have to report salaries like the other schools do.


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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    I think he needs to get paid. I love what he's done hear and I don't want to loose him. I'm afraid we're a breakout year away from loosing him to a bigger name school. No, we didn't win much last year, but he has enthusiasm at an all-time high and attendance was amazing, considering our W/L last year. A bump in salary will show recruits that we're committed to winning here and committed to CPR!



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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    Yeah . . . that Baylor assistants number doesn't jive with me.



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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    He will get more money with more wins. Pollard will make sure of that.


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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    maybe he's out of gas.


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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    How many other coaches are guaranteed $20 mil? Pollard's stance has been length of contract over $$$/year (which I like).



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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    Quote Originally Posted by 88clone View Post
    I think he needs to get paid. I love what he's done hear and I don't want to loose him. I'm afraid we're a breakout year away from loosing him to a bigger name school. No, we didn't win much last year, but he has enthusiasm at an all-time high and attendance was amazing, considering our W/L last year. A bump in salary will show recruits that we're committed to winning here and committed to CPR!
    I don't. I expect Rhoads to be out the door after the 2015-2016 season if ISU doesn't show progress that season.



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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    Quote Originally Posted by 88clone View Post
    I think he needs to get paid. I love what he's done here and I don't want to lose him. I'm afraid we're a breakout year away from losing him to a bigger name school. No, we didn't win much last year, but he has enthusiasm at an all-time high and attendance was amazing, considering our W/L last year. A bump in salary will show recruits that we're committed to winning here and committed to CPR!
    I'm sorry, but you're under arrest for abusing the English language. I couldn't let this one go.




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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    First, how can a head coach truly be worth more than his entire staff? I know he has unique value, but not that much. Second, how can a coach look players in the eye when he is making that kind of money and they are getting a scholarship + expenses?

    I don't blame a coach for getting whatever he can. And I'm all for an open market. And I know that lots of coaches give lots back to the team and community. However, it is just silly for them to be paid this much. And the momentum just never seems to stop.

    I think most coaches are driven more by the desire to win. Escalating salaries may make it harder to win because you have to produce immediate results rather than building for long-term success.

    Perhaps having a salary cap for coaches would help raise salaries for staff (and let them stay in one place rather than moving every few years) and keep the head coach salaries from continuing to escalate.

    A coach would probably be hated by his peers if he said "enough is enough" and it is hard to imagine a coach saying it. However, we have two down-to-earth coaches here who might be the ones to help slow down the craziness.



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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    Quote Originally Posted by laminak View Post
    I don't. I expect Rhoads to be out the door after the 2015-2016 season if ISU doesn't show progress that season.
    if there's a 2016 part to the 2015 season, he isn't getting fired.



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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    Here is the worst one of all.

    The Hawkeyes' NCAA bid vaults McCaffery into a $300,000 pay raise for the 2014-15 season. According to details of a contract extension finalized in July 2012, McCaffery had two levels of payment depending on his team's NCAA status. Once the Hawkeyes qualified for the NCAA, McCaffery moved up to a higher level.
    McCaffery received $1.5 million in base salary and outside income this year. Next year, he's slated to make $1.8 million. Had Iowa missed the NCAA field, he would have made $1.6 million in 2014-15.
    McCaffery also picks up a $25,000 bonus for the NCAA bid.

    http://thegazette.com/2014/03/16/iow...aise-tv-teams/


    $300,000 for not really even making the tournament. How does he look his players in the eyes?



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    Re: Rhoads was Big 12's lowest paid coach last season

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
    I'm sorry, but you're under arrest for abusing the English language. I couldn't let this one go.

    Woops! Guess I type too fast! I'll watch myself next time!



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