Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday April 24, 2015
Missouri: Head coach Gary Pinkel has received a one-year contract extension through the 2021 season with a raise to $4.02 million in base salary, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Pinkel has posted a 113-66 record in 14 seasons and earned $3.4 million last year. It's the second straight year Pinkel has received an extension and raise. This means you can add Pinkel to CoachingSearch’s look at the rise in $4 million coaches.
Liberty: Youngstown State running backs coach Ron Brown will join the Liberty staff, according to the Omaha World-Herald. Brown spent 24 of the past 28 seasons as an assistant at Nebraska. After the Huskers coaching change this offseason, Brown followed Bo Pelini to Youngstown State, but he will now join Liberty and head coach Turner Gill, with whom Brown has previously worked at Nebraska.
Baylor: Art Briles earned more than $4.2 million in 2013, according to tax documents obtained by USA Today. Baylor is a private school, so contracts aren’t available through FOIA. In addition, USA Today reports defensive coordinator Phil Bennett earned $980,000 in 2013.
TCU: Gary Patterson earned more than $3.9 million in 2013, according to tax documents obtained by USA Today.
Cal: Wide receivers coach / passing game / recruiting coordinator Pierre Ingram has been dismissed, as the school announced his contract will not be renewed. Ingram was arrested on April 16 and placed on administrative leave earlier this week. Ingram spent the past two seasons as running backs coach and followed Sonny Dykes from Louisiana Tech after three seasons there. Keep track of open FBS assistant jobs here.
Arizona State: NFL director of player security services and player engagement Deana Garner Smith has joined Arizona State as senior associate athletic director / senior women’s administrator. Smith previously worked in the NCAA from 1999-2008 as associate director and agent for gambling and amateurism activities.
Michigan: In response to satellite camp criticism, Jim Harbaugh just invited coaches from EVERY school to Michigan’s camp.
Spring games: There are 23 spring games this weekend. Here’s when and how to watch them.
LSU: The university has begun putting together paperwork for academic bankruptcy in response to the state’s budget crisis, according to NOLA.com. In addition, LSU’s credit outlook has been lowered from positive to stable, meaning the school likely will have to pay more for building projects in the future. NOLA.com has the details.