JEFF LONG: Shown awaiting firing by UA Board in December. He's a Jayhawk now, with a hefty pay increase.
fired as University of Arkansas athletic director at the end of a disappointing football season
along with coach Bret Bielema, has been hired as athletic director at Kansas.
Here's Kansas City Star analysis.
He was making almost $1.3 million a year when he was booted with a contract that provided $1 million-a-year severance payments. The UA put total severance at $4.6 million,
but said it could be "mitigated" by outside earnings. The UA obligation should be fully mitigated because it says here Long, 58, will be paid
$1.5 million a year for five years.