Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin announced Thursday that head football coach Dan Mullen has received a contract extension through the 2018 season. Per HailState.com:
"Under Dan's guidance, Bulldog football has achieved a level of consistent success unparalleled in our history, during which time we've been ranked No. 1 in the nation and appeared in elite bowl games. We're proud Dan is our coach."
Mullen’s financial package will be $4 million this season and will average $4.275 million over the next four years.
“It’s a privilege to represent our university, our program and our fans here at Mississippi State,” said Mullen. “I appreciate Scott Stricklin and our administration who have given us the tools and resources to be successful and develop Bulldog football into a national brand over the last six years.”
Mullen has a 46-31 (.597) career record with Mississippi State and was named the 2014 Maxwell National Collegiate Coach of the Year this past season.