Bielema buyout terms revealed after AG opinion

Agreement puts it at $15.4M, but amount still not finalized

Posted: December 29, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Bret Bielema’s time as Arkansas’ coach came to an end after a 4-8 season, including a 1-7 mark in SEC play and a 3-4 record in home games. The Razorbacks lost a school-record five games by more than 20 points.

Former University of Arkansas, Fayetteville football Coach Bret Bielema's deal with the Razorback Foundation set his buyout at $15.4 million if the university fired him in 2017, according to a copy of the agreement released late Thursday under the state's open-records law.


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I wish I could have a job that paid me to underperform. And then, when I really screw up, pay me to not work at all.

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