Steve Alford's deal has $10M buyout

Updated: July 10, 2013, 3:51 PM ET
By Myron Medcalf | ESPN.com

If Steve Alford decides to leave the UCLA Bruins or is fired in coming years, a rare yet significant buyout penalty will accompany the move.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the new Bruins coach would owe the university $10.4 million if he departed the school before April 30, 2016, the same amount the school would owe Alford if he was terminated without cause before that time. 

Each successive year, the buyout would be reduced for the respective parties by $2.6 ...

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