When is a comment like that not a kiss of death? When the guys involved work for a football program that lost money last season, still gave out raises to coaches like candy and signed multi-year guaranteed contracts with them.
Johnson’s contract runs through June 30, 2017. His $850,000 salary must be paid for in full for the remainder of the contract if he is fired, which would total more than $2 million.
That, my friends, buys a lot of confidence. Mike Bobo felt confident Saturday night.