STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State has announced a contract extension for coach Dan Mullen that will pay him more than $4 million per season for the next four years.
The school announced the extension on Thursday night. The four-year contract, which runs through 2018, is the longest allowed by state law.
The school says Mullen will be paid $4 million in 2015 and the average yearly salary of the contract is $4,275,000. Mullen's previous deal paid about $3 million annually.