According to ESPN
, the Tennessee Volunteers and coach Butch Jones have agreed to a two-year contract extension through 2020 that is worth $3.6 million per season.
Jones, in his second year leading the Vols, led the program to a 6-6 record and its first bowl berth in four seasons.
"Butch Jones is our coach and going to be our coach for a long time," athletic director Dave Hart said. "When building a program, you have plenty of challenges in changing a culture. We have the right man in Butch Jones. He possesses a very unique skill set. I value our relationship personally and professionally."
Since being hired in 2013, Jones has an 11-13 record with the Vols. Tennessee finished with a (6-6, 3-5 SEC) record this season and will play Iowa in the TaxSlayer Bowl on Jan 2nd.