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Auburn's Coach Chizik Gets Contract Extension
by Larry Leo
June 10, 20110 Comments
Auburn coach Gene Chizik has agreed to a new contract that will pay him $3.5 million annually and run through 2015. With incentives, he could earn up to $4.5 million. Athletic director Jay Jacobs said in a statement...
quote:Chizik now ranks fourth among SEC coaches in annual salary. Alabama's Nick Saban tops the list with an average of $4.7 million after signing a new deal in 2009. Saban is followed by LSU's Les Miles at $3.75 million and Arkansas' Bobby Petrino at $3.56 million. Talk about this more here.
"We believe that we have the best coach in college football,"..."More importantly, coach Chizik is a great mentor to our student-athletes, he represents Auburn with class and integrity in all that he does, and he is an outstanding ambassador for Auburn University."
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