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Report: UCF will pay former coach George O'Leary $200k till March 2020

Report: UCF will pay former coach George O'Leary $200k till March 2020
Published On: Tue, Oct 27
Nov 22, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; UCF Knights head coach George O'Leary (left) shakes hands with Southern Methodist Mustangs head coach Tom Mason as the UCF Knights beat the Southern Methodist Mustangs 53-7 at Bright House Networks Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

Former UCF coach George OLeary will remain on the Knights payroll as a Special Liaison to the Director of Athletics on Football Operations and earn an annual salary of at least $200,000.

OLeary resigned as the schools head coach on Sunday after the Knights started the year 0-8.

According to USA Today, an amendment was added to OLearys contract in April 2014 that allowed OLeary to remain on the payroll until March 15, 2020. OLearys liaison role requires him to work no more than 12 hours with the athletic department in any one year.

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