Sources: Dykes gets raise for leading TCU to CFP
10:00 AM ET Pete ThamelESPN TCU has actually accepted a brand-new agreement with coach Sonny Dykes,
sources told ESPN
, rewarding him for the shock of adrenaline he provided to the program that has actually culminated with the program’s first College Football Playoff appearance.Dykes’ agreement has actually been extended a year through 2028, according to sources, who indicated that his pay will be increased to be near the top levels of the Huge 12. For comparison, Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy made$7.5 million in 2022. The Horned Frogs are 12-1 in Dykes’first season, resuscitating a program that went 5-7 in 2021 and saw legendary coach Gary Patterson get pushed out throughout the season. 1 Associated Dykes’team ended up being known around college football for its significant finishes, authoring a spree of resurgence wins, notching a last-second run-off field goal and
staying unbeaten till an overtime loss to Kansas State in the Big 12 title game.Picked to complete seventh in the Huge 12, TCU instead ended up being simply the second team in the history of the CFP to begin the season unranked and end up in the playoff, joining Michigan in 2021.
No. 3 TCU will deal with No. 2 Michigan in the CFP semifinal at the Vrbo Carnival Bowl on Dec. 31. Dykes concerned TCU after going 30-18 at SMU the previous 5 years. He employed a strong staff, as
offensive organizer Garrett Riley won the Broyles Award as the nation’s leading assistant coach and protective organizer Joe Gillespie’s group has actually given up 25 points per game, nearly 12 less than TCU carried out in 2021. TCU quarterback Max Duggan, who didn’t begin the year as a starter, is a Heisman Trophy finalist after tossing for 3,321 backyards and 30 touchdowns and hurrying for six scores.