Fired coaches: Who's making what?

Fired coaches: Who's making what?

Thirteen college football coaches, who were fired during or after the 2011 season, will be paid in excess of $27 million. Here are the buyout numbers (notes: Mike Sherman is disputing buyout numbers; Bobby Petrino, who was fired for cause, would have been due $18 million buyout):

COACH SCHOOL BUYOUT

Neil Callaway UAB $441,000

Dennis Erickson Arizona State $753,122.71

Steve Fairchild Colorado State $350,000

Turner Gill Kansas $6 million

Rob Ianello Akron $250,000

Mike Locksley New Mexico $300,000

Rick Neuheisel UCLA $250,000

Houston Nutt Mississippi $6 million

Bobby Petrino Arkansas $0@

Larry Porter Memphis $2.25 million

Mike Sherman Texas A&M $5.8 million#

Mike Stoops Arizona $1.4 million

Paul Wulff Washington State $800,000

Ron Zook Illinois $2.6 million

# — Number is disputed by Sherman representatives, who say he is owed $8.8 million.

@ — Fired for cause and isn't pursuing buyout, which would have been $18 million.

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