January 1, 2009

Stoops Cashes In

Oklahoma Sooner Football Articles and Notes

Bob Stoops receives $3 million incentive bonus: Stoops is scheduled to receive a one-time payment of $3 million that will push his compensation package to over $6 million for this season. The OU coach's contract, signed in 2005, calls for Stoops to earn $2.775 million this year. Of that, only his $220,000 base salary is paid by the school. The remaining $2.555 million comes for personal services for TV appearances, shoe, apparel and other endorsements and $580,000 for speaking engagements and fundraising appearances that is paid by the Sooner Club -- the school's fundraising organization, which operates on private donations and doesn't use school funds. OU’s 12-1 season has also initiated an additional $335,000 in performance bonuses. Another $100,000 would be added if the Sooners win the national championship. All told, Stoops could earn over $6.2 million. (Norman Transcript) More can be found at Tulsa World.com

Previously: University of Oklahoma's Bob Stoops highest paid Coach

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Stoops a candidate for Broncos: Tulsa World

Friendship follows in good, bad times: Tulsa World

Owner could make Broncos job attractive to Stoops: The Oklahoman

OU's five seniors weigh in on 'different' game: The Oklahoman

Bradford featured on cover of Sporting News: The Oklahoman

No need to remind Sooners about BCS slump: The Oklahoman

Sooners vow there will be no fiesta in Miami this go-round: The Oklahoman

Is the Big 12 what we thought it was?: The Oklahoman

Harvin's ankle recovery is ahead of schedule: USA Today
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