Washington announces contract

Washington announces contract extension for Chris Petersen

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Head coach Chris Petersen of the Washington Huskies talks to wide receiver Dante Pettis before their game against the Colorado Buffaloes in the the Pac 12 Championship game at Levi’s Stadium on December 2, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Robert Reiners/Getty Images)Head coach Chris Petersen of the Washington Huskies talks to wide receiver Dante Pettis before their game against the Colorado Buffaloes in the the Pac 12 Championship game at Levi’s Stadium on December 2, 2016more

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After leading the University of Washington to its first conference championship in 16 years, Chris Petersen signed a new three year contract extension that will keep him at the school cheap jerseys through the 2023 season.

“Chris Petersen represents all of our core values, and has demonstrated success in every area of his program,” UW athletic director Jennifer Cohen said in a statement. “His teams have performed extremely well on the field and have accomplished remarkable things in the classroom and the community. We are very fortunate to have Chris guiding our program and we want to ensure that he and his staff have everything they need to sustain a championship culture here at Washington.”

Other incentives include an additional $300,000 if the Huskies play in one of the College Football Playoff bowl games the Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Cotton Bowl or Peach Bowl and $75,000 if the team plays in a non CFP bowl game, with an additional $75,000 for a berth in the Holiday Bowl or Alamo Bowl.

If the team makes it back to the CFP semifinals, Petersen will earn an additional $100,000. He will make $450,000 if they play in the CFP championship game and an additional $50,000 if they win that championship game. He is not permitted to make more than a $1.05 million in incentives in a contract year.

The contract includes a $1.5 million buyout if Petersen leaves for another coaching job prior to the final year of his contract.

Petersen came to Washington from Boise State in Dec. 2013, and has led the Huskies to a 27 14 record in his first three seasons, including UW’s first conference championship since the 2000 last season. Petersen and the Huskies made their first ever appearance in the CFP semifinals last year.

Petersen has a 119 26 record overall, and is behind only Urban Meyer (85 percent) among active coaches with a 82 percent win percentage. He was the first two time winner of the Paul “Bear” Bryant Award, given annually to the national coach of the year.

The university also announced annual compensation numbers for the two new members of the Huskies’ coaching staff: co offensive coordinator/wide receiver coach Matt Lubick ($475,008) and offensive line coach Scott Huff ($500,004).

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