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The Cost Of Winning: Breaking Down The Big XII

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In the world of college football we pay our head coaches handsomely. Why? Because it pays to win--or at least schools expect to win. But have you ever wondered how much it cost programs to add a game to the win column? Here's a breakdown of how much each school payed their respected head coach to add a game to the coveted win column. Programs are listed by their conference ranking.

Big 12 North:

1. Missouri

Head Coach: Gary Pinkel

Overall Record: 10-3

2010 Salary: $2,550,000

Cost/Win: $255,000

 

2. Nebraska

Head Coach: Bo Pelini

Overall Record: 10-4

2010 Salary: $2,100,000

Cost/Win: $210,000

3. Kansas State

Head Coach: Bill Snyder

Overall Record: 7-6

2010 Salary: $1,875,000

Cost/Win: $267,860

4. Iowa State

Head Coach: Paul Rhoads

Overall Record: 5-7

2010 Salary: $1,050,000

Cost/Win: $210,000

5. Colorado

Head Coach: Dan Hawkins/Brian Cabral

Overall Record: 5-7

2010 Salary: $900,000

Cost/Win: $180,000

6. Kansas

Head Coach: Turner Gill

Overall Record: 3-9

2010 Salary: $2,100,000

Cost/Win: $700,000

 

 

Big 12 South:

1. Oklahoma

Head Coach: Bob Stoops

Overall Record: 12-2

2010 Salary: $4,275,000

Cost/Win: $356,250

2. Oklahoma State

Head Coach: Mike Gundy

Overall Record: 11-2

2010 Salary: $1,925,000

Cost/Win: $175,000

3. Texas A&M

Head Coach: Mike Sherman

Overall Record: 9-4

2010 Salary: $1,800,000

Cost/Win: $200,000

4. Baylor

Head Coach: Art Briles

Overall Record: 7-6

2010 Salary: $878,315

Cost/Win: $125,475

5. Texas Tech

Head Coach: Tommy Tuberville

Overall Record: 8-5

2010 Salary: $1,500,000

Cost/Win: $187,500

6. Texas

Head Coach: Mack Brown

Overall Record: 5-7

2010 Salary: $5,100,000

Cost/Win: $1,020,000

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