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    EXCLUSIVE: Mike White to be named Texas head coach - Justin's World of Softball






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    WOW! Truly shocking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric F View Post
    WOW! Truly shocking.
    I know right...... He stated that it was a chance to gain financial stability for his family....... So I would have to think they offered him a butt load of $$$$$$$


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    Quote Originally Posted by DRDRODD View Post
    I know right...... He stated that it was a chance to gain financial stability for his family....... So I would have to think they offered him a butt load of $$$$$$$


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    If he's mentioning "financial stability", you know it's about the money.
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    Thought it would have been Walton, that is surprising, I guess Nike money not as big as we thought

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric F View Post
    If he's mentioning "financial stability", you know it's about the money.
    They definitely has the cash to do it.....


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    Quote Originally Posted by newsoftballdad View Post
    Thought it would have been Walton, that is surprising, I guess Nike money not as big as we thought
    I was thinking the same thing a couple of weeks ago, then he agreed to a 10 year contract extension shortly after the WCWS.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DRDRODD View Post
    I was thinking the same thing a couple of weeks ago, then he agreed to a 10 year contract extension shortly after the WCWS.


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    Oregon Ducks softball coach Mike White is leaving for Texas - Sports - The Register Guard - Eugene, OR

    It sounds like he will be getting a heck of a pay bump, being second only to Patty Gasso's $925k/year.
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    WOW! Didn't see that one either. Texas stepped it up for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DRDRODD View Post
    I was thinking the same thing a couple of weeks ago, then he agreed to a 10 year contract extension shortly after the WCWS.
    Walton used the threat of the Texas job as leverage to get Florida to cough up a bigger contract. Not sure if the headhunters ever contacted him directly but he sure told Florida that he was going to listen if they did.

    Mike White likely asked Oregon as well to match and they just said 'No'. Roster-wise the cupboard may not be totally bare in Texas, but it is certainly not as full as it currently is at Oregon.

    I guess we are on the slow climb to being just like Football and Basketball :-)

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