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Alvarez will earn $118,500 for coaching in the Rose Bowl


MADISON (WAOW) - University of Wisconsin-Madison Athletic Director Barry Alvarez will earn an additional six figures for coaching the Badgers football team in Pasadena. According to a press release Alvarez will receive an additional $118,500 for taking on Rose Bowl coaching responsibilities.

The plan was approved by the UW System Board of Regents Executive Committee Tuesday.

The funds will come from former coach Bret Bielema's $1 million contract buy-out. He left UW-Madison for the University of Arkansas.

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