Mississippi State today announced the details of a new contract for head coach Dan Mullen. In place now is a 4 year contract worth $2.65 million per year. The deal includes a $1.4 million buyout. Mullen was previously making $1.2 million per year, the lowest salary among active SEC head coaches.
Although the new contract still has to be approved by the Mississippi State College Board, the bulk of the new salary will be paid through the Bulldog Foundation.