Steve Sarkisian, Mike Leach were the best-paid state employees in Washington


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  • BYUalum South Jordan, UT
    June 18, 2014 9:12 p.m.

    The article didn't mention that the new coach at Washington, former BSU coach, Chris Peterson, earns more than Sarkisian made.


  • I Bleed Blue Las Vegas, NV
    June 17, 2014 7:22 a.m.

    Nice to know we have our priorities in the right place!

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    June 16, 2014 8:30 p.m.


    Leach, Sarkisian, and Whittingham all have something in common besides being football coaches.


  • Howard Beal Provo, UT
    June 16, 2014 6:11 p.m.

    And Kyle Whittingham is the highest paid state employee in Utah. Nothing shocking here. I think in all about five states, those who don't have big-time football/basketball programs, the highest paid state employee is either a basketball or football coach. Highest paid state employee of all states will John Calapari, UK basketball coach at 6 million a year.