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Charlie Weis by the numbers: Victories, losses, severance payments and more

Kansas head coach Charlie Weis speaks during the NCAA college Big 12 Conference football media days in Dallas, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Kansas head coach Charlie Weis speaks during the NCAA college Big 12 Conference football media days in Dallas, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero) File photo

6-22

Weis’ overall record in two-plus seasons at Kansas. He started 1-11 in 2012 and was 3-9 last year.

1-18

Weis’ Big 12 record at Kansas. He was 0-9 in 2012 and beat West Virginia last season for his only conference win.

$12.5 million

Total value of Weis’ guaranteed five-year contract at KU.

$5.625 million

Money still due Weis on his contract, which will be paid in monthly installments until its original ending date in Dec. 2016.

$2.083 million

KU’s cost for each of Weis’ six football victories.

$17 million

Approximate total of severance payments from the KU athletic department to three fired football coaches and one athletic director since 2009. Mark Mangino was paid $3 million as part of his confidential settlement to resign in 2009, Lew Perkins received $2.7 million upon his 2010 retirement as athletic director, Turner Gill was paid $6 million for the final three years of his contract after he was fired in 2011, and Weis will make $5.625 million through 2016.

$22.5 million

Money the KU athletic department will pay Weis and Gill for four-plus seasons of coaching in which the KU footbal team is 11-44.

$25 million

Approximate total Weis will be paid by Notre Dame and Kansas not to coach. Notre Dame fired Weis in 2009 and reportedly will pay him $19 million as severance through Dec. 2015.

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