Tyrone Willingham: STILL The Highest Paid Coach At Notre Dame

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Sounds like a bad Onion headline, right?  Except it’s true.  Our favorite United Football League coach is still on the books there, three years after getting canned from ND. 

The school paid Willingham $650,000 from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008, the third straight year they’ve paid him that sum since his firing.

Big Chazz Weiss?  Only pulling in  $640,851 from the domers.  Although I have a funny feeling he might be able to pull in a little more than Mr. Willingham on endorsements in the region.  Don’t worry about Ty though…  factor in the $1m bailout the dude got for completely fucking up UW football, and no one is getting paid more for doing less than our boy.   America!

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3 Responses to “Tyrone Willingham: STILL The Highest Paid Coach At Notre Dame”

  1. Fig Jam says:

    I’m anxiously awaiting the PR blitz that’s going to happen when he re-emerges somewhere. They’ve got some interesting hurdles to overcome. The no-wins thing. The blaming the University/players/fans for the bad play. The ‘black coaches only get hired to coach downtrodden programs….’ (Like Notre Dame, Washington, and Miami). I expect all these to swept under the carpet with a media campaign showing Ty smiling and joking around with his new team. Should be delightful.

  2. Constable Echelon says:

    Ty smiling and joking transcript:

    Reporter: “You seem to be enjoying yourself out there.”

    Ty: “Ty Willingham is not averse to having a good time.”

    Reporter: “So you’d agree that you’ve loosened up a little bit?”

    Ty: “Who?”

    Reporter: “Uh…you. You have loosened up?”

    Ty: (arms folded, no comment)

    Reporter: (uncomfortable)

  3. Breff says:

    The only thing Ty is going to come out of is the closet. The only thing I learned over the last few years is that he has some things stuck way up his ass. It appears to be very painful.

    He has no comment about it though.

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