UC’s Fickell gets contract extension from board of trustees

Updated: Aug. 25, 2020 at 11:24 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - University of Cincinnati head football coach Luke Fickell will be on the Bearcats’ sidelines for a little while longer.

On Tuesday, UC’s associate athletic director confirmed to FOX19 Now the Board of Trustees approved a contract extension for Fickell.

According to The Athletic Cincinnati’s Justin Williams, the expansion pays Fickell $3.4 million per year from the 2020 season through 2026.

Before his extension, Fickell was making $2.3M a year, according to the USA Today.

Fickell has guided the Bearcats to back-to-back bowl games in 2018 (11-2) and 2019 (11-3).

Since coming to UC in 2017, Fickell has an overall record of 26-13.

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