Texas Longhorns head coaches, especially for football, tend to get the big bucks.
247Sports reports that newly hired Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian has agreed to a six-year, $34.2 million contract. To say the least, that’s a whole lot of digits on a paycheck.
Let’s hope the investment is worth it. Now, for the news.
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Can Sarkisian end Saban’s domination?
Austin American-Statesman: Golden: UT’s new signees are victims in coaching change
247Sports: Mike at Night: What’s important when building a coaching staff?
Inside Texas: Texas arrives on the leading edge of offense with Sarkisian hire
Inside Texas: Inside Scoop: Palpable excitement and Sark’s potential staff
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
Burnt Orange Nation: 2023 4-star RB Rueben Owens releases top 5 schools
247Sports: Afternoon notes: Holding the class together, thoughts on Odom
247Sports: Recruiting Roundup: Notes on several prospects from the weekend
Inside Texas: Around the Horns: Ewers, Murphy, and a Bear
Inside Texas: Sarkisian speaks with 2021 signee
Inside Texas: Steve Sarkisian speaks to top 2021 running back target
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Our Daily Bears: In a critical offseason, Aranda shows his mettle
Our Daily Bears: Staff Update: Baylor reportedly hiring LSU strength coach, former NFL WR to coach receivers
Our Daily Bears: Staff Update: Baylor hires Troy OC/OL coach as new OL coach
Frogs O’ War: New Year’s Resolutions: 2021 breakout candidates
The Smoking Musket: West Virginia’s remarkable comeback could be defining moment of the season
Rock Chalk Talk: TCU preview
WHAT WE’RE READING
Banner Society: Bama Football and the death of the field position battle
SB Nation: Making the case for the 2020 Heisman Trophy: DeVonta Smith
NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND
- Former Texas defensive coordinator Will Muschamp, who was a part of Mack Brown’s coaching staff, and who was recently fired by the South Carolina Gamecocks, has declined an offer to return to the Forty Acres in the same role, according to 247Sports.
- The one and only Kirk Herbstreit on the Herman to Sarkisian move.