Fired Leavitt files suit, seeks millions
Fired South Florida football coach Jim Leavitt filed suit against his former school Monday and is seeking to recoup the more than $7 million left on his contract.
Leavitt was fired Jan. 8 after a month-long investigation into allegations that he grabbed and slapped walk-on player Joel Miller at halftime of the Bulls' Nov. 21 home game against Louisville. The university found enough evidence to support that claim and fired Leavitt with cause.
According to a statement released ...
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