Texas Tech, McGuire consent to brand-new 6-year deal
Texas Tech has rewarded coach Joey McGuire for an effective launching season by accepting a new six-year, $26.6 million contract, the school announced Wednesday.McGuire has led the Red Raiders to a 7-5 record going into Wednesday’s TaxAct Texas Bowl against Ole Miss. That mark consists of wins over Texas and Oklahoma– the first time the program has beat both teams in the same season– and Texas Tech’s very first winning record in the Huge 12 because 2009.”I firmly believe our best days are still ahead with Coach McGuire at the helm of our football program,”athletic director Kirby Hocutt said in a statement. “It was evident throughout this football season that he and his staff are developing a culture that will benefit this program for years to come. Coach McGuire will be the very first to tell you that his goal is not to just play in a bowl game but to win championships, and I believe we are on that path under his instructions.” The new deal gives McGuire a pay increase of about$1 million per season. It links the coach to
Texas Tech through the 2028 season and includes $100,000 yearly raises– peaking at $4.6 million in the last season– plus performance bonuses.Texas Tech closed the routine season on a three-game winning streak for the very first time considering that 1995.
“We strongly believe the success our team has actually experienced this season is the standard for what is yet to
come,”McGuire stated in a statement.McGuire signed up with Texas Tech following five seasons at Baylor, including the final 3 as the Bears ‘associate head coach. He likewise coached Cedar Hill High School to three Texas state championships.The Associated Press contributed to this report.