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UT athletics' salaries to rise 9.1 percent

Brendan F. Quinn, GoVolsXtra • Aug 10, 2013 at 8:05 PM

KNOXVILLE — An overhauled football coaching staff, a pay bump for the man in charge and raises to a small portion of a 209-person staff.

Add it all up and the Tennessee athletic department will see salaries rise by 9.1 percent in the upcoming academic year, according to a complete list of salaries acquired by a News Sentinel through an open records request.

Thanks in large part to newly hired football coach Butch Jones, a $1,905,787 increase in salaries will bring the sum of UT athletic department salaries to $22,765,793 spread over those aforementioned 209 employees in the list provided.

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