Bielema buyout under $15M; UA owes $5.9M if he’s fired at season’s end, per contract


Photographs by Benjamin Krain

Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema’s buyout for his contract is not as expensive as had been originally reported, based on evaluation of the contract by legal counsel for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Fifth-year Arkansas Razorbacks football Coach Bret Bielema has a substantial buyout written into his contract, but it is not as high as reported.

Jeff Long, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, athletic director, is shown in this photo.

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