Post by A Clock Tower Purple on Mar 30, 2022 8:53:41 GMT -5
Buyouts that have to be paid by the hiring school or the coach is standard practice why schools give well above normal extensions for a hot commodity. Guarantee you 'gate will be compensated well if/when Langel leaves
There has to be some sort of buyout. If not, Langel is guaranteed to stay put for the next eight years. It might be a big one. It might be a small one. But I'm sure Langel would push for one if he wants to move up the ladder
I think it's a faulty assumption that just because there's a long-term contract in place, that there is buyout language included... either for Langel or Chesney.
Given that he has 100% of the leverage here, it would be foolish for Langel to agree to a contract with a buyout of any significance, which could hurt his chances of getting a new job.
His new team having to play a game(s) @ Colgate would be a more likely buyout clause here.
The rare occasion where I agree with BBC. Cash buyouts may be standard in the power conferences, but not at this level. This contract was an inducement to persuade Langel to stay... there's no chance that agreement comes with handcuffs that effectively restrict his freedom of career movement.