Memphis coach Silverfield agrees to 5-year offer

  • Adam Rittenberg, ESPN Elder WriterApr 2, 2024, 02:37 PM ET


    • College football press reporter.
    • Signed up with in 2008.
    • Graduate of Northwestern University.Memphis football coach Ryan Silverfield has actually

      accepted a new five-year agreement with the school through the 2028 season that will pay him an average of$ 2.45 million annually.Silverfield is coming off his finest season at Memphis, which went 10-3 last fall and won the

      Liberty Bowl. The 43-year-old, who took control of for Mike Norvell before the 2019 Cotton Bowl, is 31-19 in four-plus seasons with the Tigers. He previously had actually functioned as Memphis’offensive line coach under Norvell.”Coach Silverfield guided the group to among the very best seasons in program history in 2023 and we believe he’s laid the structure to assist Memphis ascend even greater in the broadened College Football Playoff era,”athletic director Laird Veatch said in a statement.Silverfield, who made$ 1.9 million in 2023, received a raise to$2.2 million for the 2024 season. His wage will increase to $2.7 million by the final year

      of the term. Before Memphis, Silverfield hung around with the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings, as well as Arizona State and Toledo.His 31 wins mark the second-most for a Memphis coach in the very first 4 years, behind Norvell’s 38. Memphis returns quarterback Seth Henigan and is pegged to be among the leading teams in the AAC.

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