In case you were wondering, the buyout is $1.56 million.
That’s what it would cost the University of Tennessee if it decides to part ways with basketball coach Cuonzo Martin after the season.
That’s a lot of money to pay somebody not to work. But it’s nothing new for UT. The Vols rank among the national leaders in buyouts.
UT is still on the hook for the bulk of Derek Dooley’s $5 million buyout, which is being paid in installments through December 2016. And don’t forget former athletics director Mike Hamilton. UT still owes four more monthly payments of $37,083.33 to fulfill his $1.335 million in parting gifts.
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