But they didn’t match his assistants salaries nor offer any facility upgrades. The days of the “U” are long gone and Miami even realizes that when they promoted Manny Diaz rather than look outside. Not saying that UF nor FSU are not dumpster fires at the moment, but they have out recruited and out matched Miami in every considerable category for the last twenty years. Miami is a dream killer and even their fans know it.
But, the go around is that they can offer options that can be automatically picked up every year. You can only sign for four, but pick up an option that renews the contract every year. It’s been done plenty of times. That’s how Mullen and others managed to stay for so long at their schools.