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OU Football coaches get extensions and raises; Lincoln Riley and Mike Stoops top $900,000 yearly

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Oklahoma’s Trevor Knight (9) and Baker Mayfield (6) stand with Lincoln Riley offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach during the second half of a college football game where the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) defeated the Kansas Jayhawks 62-7 at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas, on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

It is a good year for the Oklahoma Sooners football coaches as it was announced that offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley and defensive coordinator Mike Stoops have had their contracts extended through 2018 with an annual salary close to the $900,000 mark.  For Riley, it is a raise close to $400,000 as he made $500,000 in 2015.  For Bob’s little brother Mike, he will garner around $50,000 more as his take in 2015 was close to $850,000 a year.  The raise puts Riley as the highest paid offensive coordinator in the Big 12.

 

 

It was also reported that Head Coach Bob Stoops contract was also extended through the 2021 season.  The University did not say the annual salary of Coach Bob but it is expected to be in the area of $5,5 million plus extenders.  He made $5.25 million in 2015.  It is expected that the leader for the OU football program will follow Nick Saban, Alabama ($6.9 million) as the highest paid coach in college football Kevin Sumlin, aTm ($5.0 million), and Charlie Strong, Texas ($5.0 million) are also in  the five million dollars a year coaches club.

 

 

Other assistants on the staff at Oklahoma also received pay raises.

Feature photo found at:  http://blog.mysanantonio.com/big12/2013/08/page/2/

 

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Mike Stoops and brother Bob coach the OU sidelines. Photo found at: http://thecomeback.com/thestudentsection/2014/what-about-bob-what-about-mike-oklahoma-and-the-stoops-brothers-face-a-difficult-situation.html

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Fred Pahlke, an Oklahoma native has viewed over 10,000 sporting events in his 64 years. A season ticket holder of the Oklahoma City Thunder, former season tickect holder for the Oklahoma Sooners, Oklahoma City University Chiefs/Stars, he is an expert in both professional and college basketball and football. A high school athlete at Classen High School in basketball and tennis, he played amateur tennis after high school in the Missouri Valley Tennis Association. A graduate of Oklahoma City University, he taught in the public schools for 6 years before becoming a building administrator in the Oklahoma City Public Schools for 31 years, 28 as the Principal of various schools in the district. Fredsportsextra has recorded 101, 410 article views in its first ten months, from August 2015 through May 2016.

One Response to “OU Football coaches get extensions and raises; Lincoln Riley and Mike Stoops top $900,000 yearly”

  1. June 21, 2016 at 3:13 pm

    contract: Bob Stoops’ pre-bonus earnings per new contract…
    2016: $5.55 mil
    2017: $5.725 mil
    2018: $5.9
    2019: $6.1
    2020: $6.3
    2021: $6.5#Sooners

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