AUSTIN -- Texas coach Mack Brown today got a two-year contract extension, a raise and a pair of hefty bonuses to come later. He also got a promise of a good job if he ever decides to quit coaching the Longhorns.
University of Texas Regents unanimously agreed to extend Brown's
contract by two years through the 2016 season, boosting his salary
from $2.66 million to $2.91 million, including a special payment of
$100,000 to be paid Saturday, the day Number Four Texas opens the
season at home against Arkansas State.
Like his original contract, he gets $100,000 annual raises that
will push him past $3 million next year.
Brown, who turned 56 yesterday, also gets a $1 million bonus if
he stays through next season and cashes in again with a $2 million
bonus if he's still here January First, 2010.