Notre Dame's Weis Buyout May Approach $19 Million

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Notre Dame's Weis Buyout May Approach $19 Million
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Notre Dame's current and former football coaches cost it at least $3,142,923 for the 2011 football season, but it's the tab for the dismissal of ex-coach Charlie Weis that indeed may approach $19 million by the end. Weis received another buyout payment of $2,054,744 as part of the separation agreement for his firing in 2009, bringing the total amount paid to the ousted Irish coach and current Kansas head coach to nearly $10.8 million, according to federal tax documents the school provided the Tribune on Thursday.

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