Tagged: bret bielema

Performance, Not Academics, Drive Incentives for SEC Football Coaches

by Lee Hogan 10/23/2014 11:05 am

Football coaches in the Southeastern Conference rake in mounds and mounds of cash for performance incentives, but rarely see much for the academic success of their teams.

Bielema, Hollywood Actor Among Keynote Speakers at Governor's Conference on Tourism

by Lee Hogan 2/21/2014 10:43 am

Razorbacks football coach Bret Bielema and Andrew McCarthy, a Hollywood actor, producer and travel writer, are the opening and closing keynote speakers at the the 40th annual gathering of members from Arkansas’ tourism industry next month in Rogers.

Razorbacks Cutting Number of Games at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock

by Associated Press 11/26/2013 1:49 pm

Arkansas' football program will pay Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium $400,000 in each of the next three years and drop the number of games it plays in the capital city.

Video: Bret Bielema's $3M Contract, Dustin McDaniel, Jeff Gardner, Obamacare & More in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 9/21/2013 10:50 am

Bret Bielema, Oaklawn expansion, Dustin McDaniel's new business, Jeff Gardner goes to Washington, and Obamacare comes to Arkansas. All in this week's "Arkansas Business THV 11 News Week in Review."

Here's Bret Bielema's Employment Contract With the University of Arkansas

by Lance Turner 9/18/2013 3:05 pm

The University of Arkansas is releasing its $2.95 million per year employment agreement with Razorbacks football coach Bret Bielema.

Jeff Long Says Discussions About Games at War Memorial Not in Plans

by Kurt Voigt, The Associated Press 9/5/2013 7:16 am

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long isn't quite ready to talk about the long-term future of football games in central Arkansas, and he's not quite sure when that discussion will take place.

Video: Razorback Coach Bret Bielema's Wisconsin Home Still For Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/8/2013 12:00 am

Bielema’s asking price is $995,000 for the four-bedroom, seven-bath property in a suburb of Madison, Wis.

Razorback Football Coach Bret Bielema Draws Crowd at Arkansas Trucking Conference

by Chris Bahn 5/20/2013 12:00 am

University of Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema was the keynote speaker at this year’s Arkansas Trucking Association Business Conference and spent about an hour addressing attendees.

UA Board Committee Recommends Naming Football Center For Fred W. Smith

by Chris Bahn 4/4/2013 4:31 pm

Members of the University of Arkansas board of trustees’ building and grounds committee voted to recommend naming the football operations center in honor of Fred W. Smith.

Razorbacks Boost Offensive Line Coach Salary By $225,000

by Chris Bahn 2/26/2013 9:03 am

University of Arkansas offensive line coach Sam Pittman has yet to coach a game and already has received a raise and contract extension.

Arkansas Razorback Coaching Staff Salaries Reach $3 Million

by Chris Bahn 1/22/2013 2:55 pm

Arkansas football assistant coaching compensation have reached $3 million for the first time in program history.

Salary Figures Released For Four More Razorback Football Staff Members

by Chris Bahn 1/3/2013 1:37 pm

The Arkansas Razorbacks releases updated salary figures for its four most recent football coaching hires, and the total assistant compensation pool will likely exceed $3 million when the staff is finalized.

Arkansas Business: The Best & Worst News of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

There was good news and there was bad news in Arkansas in 2012. And in case you’ve forgotten the details, the Arkansas Business staff is here to remind you.

Partridge Named Razorback Defensive Line Coach, Agrees To $350,000 Salary

by Chris Bahn 12/18/2012 8:15 am

University of Arkansas defensive line coach Charlie Partridge will earn $350,000 annually, according to a letter of agreement released by the athletic department. Partridge, whose deal runs Jan. 2 until June 30, 2014, will join the Razorback staff after finishing the season with Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl.

Razorback Coach Bret Bielema’s Salary Puts Him at No. 4 in SEC

by Chris Bahn 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Bielema’s $3.2 million annual salary places him in rare company among the league’s football minds (not to mention No. 1 among the state of Arkansas’ highest-paid employees).

Bret Bielema Sold on UA’s Athletic Facilities

by Chris Bahn 12/17/2012 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas Athletic Department is carrying out various stages of a $320 million master plan for new building projects and upgrading existing facilities.

Arkansas Releases Salary Terms For Three Newest Razorback Assistant Coaches

by Chris Bahn 12/13/2012 3:20 pm

The University of Arkansas has released terms, including salary information for the first three assistant coaching hires by Bret Bielema.

Bret Bielema Attracted To Razorbacks By Money Available To Assistant Coaches

by Chris Bahn 12/6/2012 9:45 am

How much money Bret Bielema will have to spend on assistant coaches remains to be seen, but the Razorbacks — one of the more thrifty-spending teams in the Southeastern Conference — can offer far more than what Wisconsin could.

Mike Beebe: Surprised by Bret Bielema, Disappointed by Gus Malzahn

by Mark Carter 12/5/2012 11:29 am

Gov. Mike Beebe meets with reporters to discuss his trip to Washington D.C. to address the "fiscal cliff." But he wasn't about to get away without addressing the really important stuff.

Bret Bielema Deal With Razorbacks Worth $3.2 Million Annually Over Six Years

by Chris Bahn 12/5/2012 10:42 am

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema has signed a letter of agreement that will pay him $3.2 million annually for six years. Outlined in the letter is a buyout for firing Bielema that starts at $12.8 million in the first year.