Wally Hall is the managing sports editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of the University of Arkansas-Little Rock after an honorable discharge from the U.S. Air Force, he is a member and past president of the Football Writers Association of America, member of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, past president and current executive committee and board member of the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame, and voter for the Heisman Trophy. He has been awarded Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year 10 times and has been inducted to the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame and Arkansas Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame.
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Hall: Bad precedent set with Jimbo's giant buyout
Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher calls a time out during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
It was already broken but when Texas A&M decided to pay Jimbo Fisher $77 million to not coach the Aggies, the college sports business model was shattered.
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