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Iowa Football Coach Chris Doyle Leaves The Program, Will Receive 15 Months Of Salary Payments

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David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief
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Chris Doyle’s time with the Iowa football program has come to an end.

Following allegations of racially-charged behavior from former players against Doyle, it was reported Monday that the two sides had parted ways, according to ESPN. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Doyle will receive 15 monthly payments of his annual $800,000 salary.

Well, we all knew this was coming. The moment Doyle was placed on leave, I think we all knew his time with Iowa was likely nearing an end.

It’s hard to keep your jobs after multiple allegations of racially insensitive behavior. Of course, that’s not to say Doyle was guilty or innocent.

That’s just the reality of the situation.

The biggest question is where do the Hawkeyes go from here. Kirk Ferentz’s team has been consumed by chaos, and there’s no end in sight.

Kaevon Merriweather has made it sound like the entire team might kneel during the national anthem!

It is wild how Iowa went from being a universally respected program in America to becoming consumed by utter chaos in a matter of days.

Ferentz better figure it out sooner than later, or his team is in big trouble ahead of the 2020 season.