South Carolina extends contract for Muschamp, assistants

South Carolina extends contract for Muschamp, assistants
South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp keeps an eye on the action during the Georgia game on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 in Columbia, S.C. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA) (Source: SIDELINE CAROLINA)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina coach Will Muschamp and three assistants received contract extensions on Tuesday.

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Muschamp got a one-year extension that ties him to the school through 2024. Offensive coordinator Bryan McClendon received a two-year extension, while defensive coordinator Travaris Robinson and quarterbacks coach Dan Werner got one-year extensions.

The deals were approved by the school’s board of trustees.

Muschamp is 22-16 and is the first Gamecocks coach to make a bowl game in each of his first three seasons. South Carolina faces Virginia in the Belk Bowl on Dec. 29.

Muschamp will make $5.4 million in the final year of his new deal.

McClendon also got a $350,000 raise that will earn him $1 million next season. Werner’s salary will go from $500,000 this season to $700,000 next year.

The contracts for Robinson and McClendon are through 2021.

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