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Tide Seeks Payment From Ex-Assistant

Mike Groh

"It's not about the money" usually means it's about the money. But one must wonder at the motivation for Alabama football attempting to collect $57,000 from former Assistant Coach Mike Groh , who left the Crimson Tide last February to take a position with the Chicago Bears.

One would think that Alabama would not think much about $57,000. The football department would probably spend about that much to change out the pieces to the chess boards in the player lounge. But The University has filed suit in Tuscaloosa County Circuit Court to recover the 20 per cent of Mike Groh's annual salary under the buyout clause of the contract. Of particular interest was the note in... Recommended Stories