Are Reassignment Clauses Underutilized in College Coaching Contracts?

At the end of the last college football season, I was asked an interesting question regarding the use of reassignment clauses in collegiate coaching contracts: If a coach is “under-performing” but is under contract with a school, why not reassign the coach rather than terminate the coach?  Why pay the remainder of the coach’s contract or buyout the coach when he […]

More on Al Golden’s Coaching Contract with Miami

Last week, I discussed some lessons that coaches could take from Al Golden’s situation at the University of Miami – namely the fact that the university did not inform him (or its new athletic director) of the potential scandal concerning Nevin Shapiro and improper benefits provided to players prior to his accepting of the head coaching […]