Oklahoma approves 5-years, $25 million for Lincoln Riley

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lincoln Riley got a major raise a year ago based on potential.

This one was based on results.

Oklahoma will pay its football coach $25 million over the next five years, including $4.8 million this season. Oklahoma's Board of Regents approved the new numbers on Tuesday.

The 34-year-old Riley was one of the highest-paid assistant coaches in the nation before being named head coach last summer after Bob Stoops' abrupt retirement. Shortly after his promotion, the board approved a deal for Riley that started at $3.1 million. He delivered the goods in his first year as a head co...



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