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Florida Gave Muschamp Extension Before Season
Posted By Sports Talk Florida On November 27, 2012 @ 11:46 am In Florida News,main feature,NCAA | No Comments
The Gators (11-1) gave him one before the season.
President Bernie Machen and athletic director Jeremy Foley met in August and agreed to extend Muschamp’s contract for a year, through 2017. The Gainesville Sun first reported the extension Tuesday.
Foley says in a statement that he and Machen “believed in the leadership and direction of the football program this summer and we made a decision to extend coach Muschamp’s contract an additional year this past August, prior to the start of the season.”
Financial terms remain the same, giving Muschamp another year at $2.7 million annually.
In January, after the Gators finished 7-6 in Muschamp’s first season, Florida picked up a one-year option in the contract.
Source: Associated Press
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