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Iowa State will receive $7 million if Matt Campbell leaves for another job before February of 2019. That according to the details of his contract which was obtained through an FOIA request by the Des Moines Register on Wednesday.

Campbell agreed to the new deal in November. Starting in 2019, the buy-out decreases by $1 million every year through 2023.

Iowa State will pay the Cyclone football coach $3.5 next season. The 38 year old led Iowa State to an 8-5 record and a Liberty Bowl championship in his third season at the helm. The bowl title was the first for the Cyclones since 2009.

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