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UT's Butch Jones gets raise and contract extension

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Tennessee Coach Butch Jones. AP photo Tennessee Coach Butch Jones. AP photo

University of Tennessee Athletic Director Dave Hart took the stage before Coach Butch Jones Monday morning to announce that the school had renewed Jones' contract through the 2020 season.

"We have the right man leading our football program," said UT Athletic Director Dave Hart, as he announced a big raise for head football coach Butch Jones.

Hart announced the two year contract extension for Jones, and with a raise. Jones will now be making $3.6 million dollars a year. He previously made $2.95 million in a contract that ran through 2018.

"Butch Jones is our coach, and will be for a long time, and we are appreciative of him," said Hart.

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