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December 17, 2013

Highly paid coaches are the cost of big money college football

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Money might not be enough to buy a championship, but it certainly brings your team into the discussion.

Nick Saban has the rings to show how it’s done. The new hire at Texas will be expected to do the same. If not, he’ll probably end up working the cocktail circuit alongside Mack Brown.

Tom Lindley is a CNHI sports columnist. Reach him at tlindley@cnhi.com.

Tom Lindley is a CNHI sports columnist. Reach him at tlindley@cnhi.com.

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