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Sooners Extend Contract For Stoops

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NORMAN, OK (Sports Network) – The University of Oklahoma’s board of regents has approved a contract extension for head football coach Bob Stoops.

The Tulsa World reported that Stoops got a three-year extension at $5.15 million per year. He also received a $75,000 annual raise in his base salary and other “stay bonuses” and “stay benefits.”

The overall extension for the 51-year-old Stoops means he has a seven-year, $39.4 million deal, not including incentive bonuses, according to the newspaper. It runs through the 2018 season.

The newspaper also reports athletic director Joe Castiglione got a three-year extension.

In his 13th season coaching the Sooners, Stoops has compiled a 121-31 record, including a 78-18 mark in the Big 12.

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