South Carolina Extends Contracts

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Friday, October 24, 2008. (AP) -- South Carolina head baseball coach Ray Tanner and football defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson will around for a while.

University trustees approved one-year contract extensions for both on Friday.

Tanner's new deal goes through 2013. He also will get a $25,000 increase to his guaranteed outside income, raising his salary to $370,000 a year.

Johnson is in the first year of a three-year deal that pays him $350,000 a season. The new amendment ties Johnson to South Carolina through the 2011 season.

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