David Beaty Suing Kansas, Alleges Breach Of Contract

first_imgGeneric photo of footballs in an end zone.(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)Former Kansas head football coach David Beaty is reportedly suing the school. According to multiple reports, Beaty is suing the program for breach of contract and unpaid wages.Kansas fired Beaty following the 2018 season and hired former LSU Tigers head coach Les Miles as Beaty’s replacement. The fired head coach claims Kansas owes him $3 million in unpaid wages after his dismissal in November 2018.Beaty alleges he and Kansas athletic director Jeff long agreed in writing that Beaty’s termination was without cause and the coach would be paid the $3 million remaining on his buyout.David Beaty is suing Kansas, claiming the school is trying to dig up dirt on him to try to get out of paying a $3M buyout. pic.twitter.com/on1GA7em8a— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) March 12, 2019However, Beaty now alleges the university discussed what it would take to avoid the buyout.Here’s more from the lawsuit:Kansas Athletics officials immediately began discussing what it would take to avoid the $3 million payout, emphasizing the need to find ‘something’ on Beaty such as ‘a dead hooker in [his] closet’.Kansas allegedly agreed to pay Beaty monthly payments $500,000 over six months.Beaty coached the Jayhawks for four seasons, racking up just six wins. He finished his coaching stint at Kansas with a 6-42 record, including a 2-34 record within the Big 12.Kansas replaced Beaty with former Les Miles, a former national title winner at LSU.Stay tuned for more.last_img

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