Clemson University and head football coach Dabo Swinney have agreed to a new eight-year deal and a raise that increased his total pay for next season to $3.15 million, the athletic department announced today. The terms were approved by the Clemson University Board of Trustees Compensation Committee.
The agreement had been in the works since the end of the season. The school announced the reworked contract that ties Swinney to the Tigers through 2021. Swinney's previous deal paid him a total of $2.55 million and was good through 2017.