Multiple sources are reporting that Lousiana-Lafayette and coach Mark Hudspeth have agreed on a new six-year contract. Per CBSSports.com
Lousiana-Lafayette and coach Mark Hudspeth confirmed to the Lafayette Advertiser Thursday that Hudspeth has signed a new six-year contract, one that raises his base salary by $200,000 and will pay his an average of $1.075 million over the course of the total $6.45 million contract.
"We were able to come to a really good agreement that protects both parties," Hudspeth said Thursday, per the Advertiser. "I really appreciate the work that [school president] Dr. [Joseph] Savoie and [athletic director] Scott Farmer have put into this."
In three seasons as coach, Hudspeth's teams have finished 9-4 each year and won a New Orleans Bowl championship in all three seasons. He is now the Sun Belt's highest-paid coach.
Hudspeth was part of Mississippi State coaching staff from 2009-2010.