UT head coach Butch Jones receives raise, contract extension

Butch Jones

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – University of Tennessee Athletics announced that UT Head Coach Butch Jones will receive a raise and contract extension.

The news comes a day after it was announced the Volunteers will face the Hawkeyes in the Taxslayer Bowl.

“Butch Jones is our coach and will be our coach for a long time,” said U.T. Athletics Director Dave Hart.

Hart announced Monday that Jones’ contract will be extended 2 years and Jones’ salary will be raised to around $3.6 million per year.

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