Big East Football Paychecks

[stextbox id=”custom”]So who’s getting paid what among Big East football coaches? According to information just published by USA Today, Louisville’s Steve Kragthorpe ranks fifth in remuneration.
SalariesInteresting that two of the coaches who have won Big East titles — Brian Kelly of Cincinnati and Bill Stewart of West Virginia — apparently aren’t that effective in negotiating salaries thus far. Syracuse, a private school, does not comply with open records requests. The chart doesn’t include special incentive bonuses, which in Kragthorpe’s case would ratchet his compensation up to around $1.4 mil annually.

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The University of Louisville women’s basketball team, hobbled by injuries, opens the season with a couple of toughies, starting on the road Sunday at Dayton and then traveling to Hartford University on Tuesday. See Sonja’s preview of the early season schedule here.

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Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.