Fulmer/Pearl Get Extensions

On the college scene, Tennessee locked up two of its high profile coaches today.

Football coach Phillip Fulmer and basketball coach Bruce Pearl both signed long-term deals.

They’re both now locked-down through 2014.

Fulmer's deal is worth an average of nearly $3 million over the next seven seasons.

He gets a nearly $1 million raise that makes him the fourth-highest paid coach in the Southeastern Conference.

Fulmer would receive $1 million longevity bonus if he makes it through the life of the contract.

Meanwhile, Bruce Pearl gets his average salary up to around $2.3 million.

The contract includes a $250,000 bonus and an upfront bonus of $1.5 million

The Vols won the SEC championship last season.


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