DeLoss Dodds gets a $62,500 bonus if Texas’ athletic department operates “with financial solvency,” Kirby Hocutt gets a payment worth 6 percent of his base salary if Texas Tech makes a bowl game, and Kansas State’s John Currie simply gets a bonus if Bill Snyder earns one. These interesting tidbits were revealed when USA TODAY came out with its new survey of athletic director salaries, which are on the rise across the country.
Looking at Big 12 athletic directors’ salaries
We haven’t done this in awhile, but it’s always interesting to look back at how each Big 12 team stacks up when it comes to big plays. We’ll look at both sides of the ball this week on the blog, as well as what it all meant in the standings, too. Let’s just start with the offense for now. Here’s how many plays longer than 20 yards each Big 12 team logged last season. Oklahoma State — 92 Baylor — 86 West Virginia — 70 Texas Tech — 68 TCU — 60 Kansas State — 59 Texas — 59 Oklahoma — 54 Iowa State — 44 Kansas — 40 Lots to chew on here.
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How explosive is your team’s offense?
The Texas Women’s Basketball team fell to the Texas Tech Lady Raiders, 66-59, in Big 12 action on Wednesday night at the Frank Erwin Center.
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Women’s Basketball drops 66-59 decision to Texas Tech
What we learned from the seven Big Ten bowl games: 1. Need for speed (and skill): The narrative about the Big Ten being slow is tiresome and oversimplified. But the bowls showed it’s not entirely inaccurate. Whether it was Michigan struggling to contain South Carolina’s Ace Sanders, Minnesota getting burned by Texas Tech’s passing game, Wisconsin desperately lacking a game-breaker versus Stanford or whatever it was Purdue attempted to do against Oklahoma State, the bowl games exposed a need for several teams to increase their overall athleticism at the skill positions.
What we learned in the Big Ten bowls