>>Penn State's Football Coach Now the Highest Paid in The Big 10
(State College, PA) -- Penn State football coach James Franklin has agreed to a 10-year, 75-million dollar contract. A statement from the school says the new agreement will amount to Franklin being paid seven million each year plus a half a million dollars' retention bonus after each season. The contract makes the 49-year-old Franklin the highest-paid coach in the Big Ten. The agreement was approved Tuesday by a Board of Trustees subcommittee.