Colorado State extends Bobo's contract

Dec 15, 2017 - 8:28 AM Colorado State coach Mike Bobo received a three-year contract extension through the 2022 campaign, the school announced Thursday.

Bobo's 2018 salary will increase $150,000 to $1.8 million as part of the deal. He will receive annual increases of $100,000, topping out at $2.2 million in 2022.

The Rams are 7-5 this season entering Saturday's contest against Marshall in the New Mexico Bowl. Overall, Bobo is 21-17 in three seasons at Colorado State.

"Mike Bobo has developed a strong foundation for our football program," athletic director Joe Parker said in a statement. "His leadership and focus on creating an environment where young people can grow in their academic and athletic pursuits is the essence of intercollegiate athletics. We have shared championship aspirations for our program and continuity is an extremely important element to chartering the path toward achieving those aspirations."

Colorado State set a school record this season by averaging 501 yards per game. The Rams are averaging 33.8 points per game and moved into a new football stadium this season.

"I am very grateful for the confidence shown in me by both Joe Parker and (university president) Tony Frank," Bobo said in a statement. "It is humbling and gratifying to be able to show my commitment to Colorado State University with the signing of this extension.

"I'm thankful for the terrific support of our fans and alumni, and the Fort Collins community that has welcomed my family and me, and has made us feel at home here. I would also like to thank the outstanding student-athletes and coaches in our program, as well as the university community for all of their hard work, support and investment in our football program. To see our new on-campus stadium become a reality is something we all are very proud of."

No one has shouted yet.
Be the first!