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    BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    Sad day for the last good guy sport that greed hasn't ruined, just passion for the sport dies today!

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    Note the rich guy that just ripped our heart out...dick!

    In no way is JP at fault look at the crazy insane money that was thrown at the top leader in the sport. They don't want the nuts from iowa, they want to have a classy kid named Cael.

    Moving forward if the team holds we are still in the title hunt!
    Go State!


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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    Mother of god that's a huge contract.

    I don't know how you can possibly say it was anything other than the money. That's insane money for a wrestling coach. The first year, it's at LEAST 6 times what Cael was pulling in before, and maybe more like 8-10 times.


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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    Quote Originally Posted by 19Cy78 View Post
    Sad day for the last good guy sport that greed hasn't ruined, just passion for the sport dies today!

    Penn State Clips

    Note the rich guy that just ripped our heart out...dick!

    In no way is JP at fault look at the crazy insane money that was thrown at the top leader in the sport. They don't want the nuts from iowa, they want to have a classy kid named Cael.

    Moving forward if the team holds we are still in the title hunt!
    Go State!
    good lord.



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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    If this holds, I can understand him leaving (understand, but doesn't mean I like it) for PSU. Would be good to know there isn't something else driving Cael away from ISU.



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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    Quote Originally Posted by 19Cy78 View Post
    Sad day for the last good guy sport that greed hasn't ruined, just passion for the sport dies today!

    Penn State Clips

    Note the rich guy that just ripped our heart out...dick!

    In no way is JP at fault look at the crazy insane money that was thrown at the top leader in the sport. They don't want the nuts from iowa, they want to have a classy kid named Cael.

    Moving forward if the team holds we are still in the title hunt!
    Go State!
    That's just repeating the same rumors found on this site. As others have posted, Cale told reporters in Ames today he's not getting "anywhere near" $500,000, and not all that much more than he did at ISU.



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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    so this is a blog. is it valid?


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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    Don't let anyone kid you, its all about the money.



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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    If this turns out to be true, I guess you can't really blame him. Don't know why he claimed it wasn't much of a raise on TV, could have just admitted it.



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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    Quote Originally Posted by ericlambi View Post
    If this turns out to be true, I guess you can't really blame him. Don't know why he claimed it wasn't much of a raise on TV, could have just admitted it.
    He said it wasn't anywhere close..he didn't say it was less :D


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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    Quote Originally Posted by rbrook View Post
    Don't let anyone kid you, its all about the money.
    What do you work for?



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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    Quote Originally Posted by ericlambi View Post
    If this turns out to be true, I guess you can't really blame him. Don't know why he claimed it wasn't much of a raise on TV, could have just admitted it.
    A signing bonus is not considered a salary. He could be making about the same salary, but with that signing bonus, oh boy!!!



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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    An extra 400 thou a year is nothing for a school with a decent football program. HEll, we pay that out to coaches every year that dont even work here anymore. We could swing it.


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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    really torn on this. hope it is true as it really makes cael leaving a lot easier to swallow. walking out of a room an instant $1 million richer is hard to pass up. On the other hand i hope it is not true or wrestling as we know it is done. The Lehighs of the world can forget about it, shut them down. Iowa, tOSU, and PSU can decide who wants to buy national titles more.



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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    Quote Originally Posted by clones_jer View Post
    What do you work for?
    Not enough.



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    Re: BIG OlE Contract Terms...$1 Million Signing Bonus

    Isn't there a new $4 million wrestling facilility there as well? That a ton of $$$ makes it hard to turn down, don't you think?



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