A review of University of Texas salary records revealed that Major Applewhite, Texas’ co-offensive coordinator who as an assistant football coach was disciplined in 2009 for an inappropriate relationship, received $15,000 in bonuses and supplemental pay that same year, but the extra money already had been guaranteed to him when he was hired the year before.
Applewhite also didn’t receive a merit raise in his base pay for 20 months, records showed. When Texas men’s athletic director DeLoss Dodds acknowledged Applewhite’s inappropriate relationship last month — four years after it happened — he said that Applewhite’s salary had been frozen then for 11 months.
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