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Texas A&M, Kevin Sumlin agree to contract extension

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01:33 PM ET 02.28 | Texas A&M and head coach Kevin Sumlin have agreed on a contract extension. The extension will bump his pay from $2 million to $3.1 million a year, and goes through the 2017 season. Sumlin just concluded a wildly successful first season in College Station, going 11-2 in the Aggies's first year in the SEC, and also grooming Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel. His new deal also includes bonuses for winning the national championship ($400k), winning the SEC ($150k), and meeting academic standards ($100k). The assistant coaches will also be getting raises, as their pay pool will increase from $2.7 million to $3.4 million.

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, Kelly Lambert Kelly Lambert
February 28, 2013  01:37 PM ET

It's about time!

February 28, 2013  01:39 PM ET

So now we know how much it will take to lure him away.

February 28, 2013  01:53 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

So now we know how much it will take to lure him away.

I wish him the best, but all this after 1 year is sure sounding familiar with a certain school just outside of Chicago a few years ago

February 28, 2013  02:41 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

So now we know how much it will take to lure him away.

Heh. Thanks for the laugh!

 
February 28, 2013  10:58 PM ET

Keep the pedal to the metal coach.

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