Vanderbilt's Mason gets raise, 3-year contract extension
- Tide promote Locksley to OC, Tupoi to DC
- Paterno HBO film to premiere April 7
- Texas AD Del Conte to get 7-year deal
- Ex-FSU QB Weinke to coach Tennessee RBs
- Michigan adds ex-Florida coach McElwain
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason has received a three-year contract extension and a raise after leading the Commodores to the first bowl appearance of his three-year tenure last season.
Vanderbilt athletic department spokesman Kyle Parkinson confirmed Tuesday that Mason was receiving a three-year extension and raise without disclosing exact terms or financial details. The Tennessean first reported Mason's extension and raise.
Mason has gone 13-24 in three years at Vanderbilt, but took a major step forward last year.
Vanderbilt went 6-7 last season and posted victories over Georgia and Tennessee . The Commodores' season ended with a 41-17 Independence Bowl loss to North Carolina State.
More AP college football: www.collegefootball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25
Updated May 16, 2017