Bob Davie to receive $825K in UNM buyout

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The University of New Mexico Board of Regents met Tuesday to discuss a buyout for former Lobo head football coach Bob Davie.

UNM will pay Davie $825,000 over the next 30 months to leave the university two years before his contract expires. Last month, it was announced that UNM Athletics would cut ties with Davie.

Since that announcement, the school has remained tight-lipped about how much he would get for his buyout. Bob Davie has spent eight seasons with the Lobos and has a 35-64 record.

Davie was hired in late 2011. In 2016, the Lobos went 9-4 with a bowl game victory.

Davie was suspended without pay for 30-days last year his handling of alleged misconduct by his players. He also missed two games this year after a serious medical incident in the locker room after a game.

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