Recession? What recession?
Nice work if you can get it, especially coming off a 6-7 season.
That figure is up $750,000 from last season but still short of what Lane Kiffin and his entourage made two years ago. That ’09 UT rock-star staff, which included Kiffin’s father and defensive guru Monte and recruiting force-of-nature Ed Orgeron, topped out at $5.3 million. The $3.3 million paid to Vols assistant coaches was the highest figure in the country at the time.
But times are changing.