Bielema buyout under $15M; UA owes $5.9M if he’s fired at season’s end, per contract

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema’s buyout for his contract is not as expensive as had been originally reported, based on evaluation of the contract by legal counsel for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Fifth-year Arkansas Razorbacks football Coach Bret Bielema has a substantial buyout written into his contract, but it is not as high as reported.


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Jeff Long, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, athletic director, is shown in this photo.

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