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Chris Ash Took Pay Cut & Left Arkansas For Ohio State
by TD Staff Reporter
January 24, 20142 Comments
Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
Cleveland.com is reporting that Arkansas defensive coordinator Chris Ash took a $30,000 per year pay cut to take the same job at Ohio State.
quote:Here is what Ash had to say about the OSU job:
According to the USA Today database of college football coaching salaries, Ash made $550,000 last season. According to an Ohio State football spokesman, the Buckeyes will be paying Ash $520,000.
A university spokesperson said the actual contracts of Ash and new defensive assistant Larry Johnson have not been officially finalized and are not available.
quote:Prior to Arkansas, Ash spent the last three seasons at Wisconsin working under Bret Bielema.
In a statement released by Ohio State, Ash said, “I was attracted to this position because it is Ohio State, and I had to wonder if I ever would have this opportunity again. This is one of the top five college football programs in the country."
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