Monday, March 15, 2010

Former USF Football Coach Sues For Breach Of Contract

Former University of South Florida head football coach Jim Leavitt filed a 53 page complaint, 120 pages with exhibits, against USF for breach of contract, access to public records, declaratory relief and injunctive relief.  The complaint, HERE, was filed in Hillsborough County, Florida Circuit Court.  Interestingly, the 21 page head coaching contract at issue is attached to the complaint.  Leavitt is seeking more than $7 million and claims he was improperly terminated after the univesity claimed to terminate him for hitting a student athlete.  Articles can be found at the Tampa Tribune (who posted the complaint); ESPN; the Orlando Sentinel; and My Fox Tampa Bay.  


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