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Mike Sherman gets a contract extension

Posted on: July 22, 2011 4:04 pm
Edited on: July 22, 2011 4:08 pm
 

Posted by Tom Fornelli

While we don't really know what to think of the future of the Texas A&M football program as far as where it will be playing its football in the coming years, we do know something about what tomorrow holds for the Aggies. Wherever the school ends up playing, it's likely Mike Sherman will be there.

The school announced on Friday that it had given Mike Sherman a contract extension along with a $400,000 pay raise. The extension adds one year to the four years remaining on Sherman's current deal, and bumps his pay up to $2.2 million annually, which makes him the fourth-highest paid coach in the Big 12.

“Coach Sherman has done an outstanding job of directing our football program and is one of the top football coaches in the country,” A&M athletic director Bill Byrne said in a statement. “Not only has our team improved on the field, but under Coach Sherman’s direction the overall football team has embraced the values and virtues of Texas A&M University.” 

Through three seasons in College Station Sherman's record is the epitome of mediocrity, as the Aggies have gone 19-19 in that time, but they are coming off of a 9-4 season and an appearance in the Cotton Bowl. It's also possible that the team will start the season ranked in the top ten, and is considered to be one of the favorites in the Big 12 this season. 

Comments

Since: Sep 20, 2009
Posted on: July 23, 2011 9:07 pm
 

Mike Sherman gets a contract extension

I respect the guy he had to deal with Bret Farve drama and he has taken  A&M to the level where they are to be taken very seriously he beat Oklahoma  he has recruited well and that is not easy in Texas he deserves this raise.While I do not think A&M will win a National Championship I see alot of bowl trips in the future



Since: Jun 20, 2011
Posted on: July 23, 2011 12:39 pm
 

Mike Sherman gets a contract extension

As a Green Bay Packers fan, I am glad to see that Mike Sherman landed on his feet and is doing well.


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