Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 7/17/13
Ron Zook got a $2.6 million dollar buyout from the University of Illinois. Ron Zook made a lot of money when he coached the Illini. He made even more money when he coached a much higher profile program in the Florida Gators. The Zooker has had many good paying coaching gigs in this life. He was once even defensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints! Yet, here he is, working in a bank. Not a glamorous high powered Wall Street investment bank a short walk from the New York Stock Exchange. No, no, no. Ron Zook is a middle manager at a small little local bank in Ocala, Florida. Yes, he’s working in some town you’ve never heard of, in a boring, mundane local branch, just like the pedestrian bank in your town. Does this make any sense at all? Is the Zookster just one of those people that has to keep working all the time? You know the type of person that works just for the sake of working. I bet Ron Zook is great at recruiting clients to sign up for free checking! He’s just probably te...
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