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.