Gamecocks give A.D. Ray Tanner a two-year extension

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Tuesday, April, 30, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner has received a two-year contract extension that ties him to the university through June 2024.

Tanner has led the school's athletic department since August 2012. He is scheduled to earn $1 million annually starting in July.

Tanner was among several coaches and assistants who got extensions from the board of trustees Monday. Those included football assistants in tight ends coach Bobby Bentley, special teams and linebackers coach Coleman Hutzler, outside linebackers coach Mike Peterson and strength coach Jeff Dillman.

Men's basketball assistants Chuck Martin and Perry Clark and women's basketball assistant Lisa Boyer also had their contracts extended for 2020.