JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Jackson State coach Rick Comegy has been given a 2-year contract extension after leading the Tigers to a 9-2 record this season.
The 59-year-old Comegy just finished his sixth season at Jackson State, where he has a 41-26 record and won the 2007 Southwestern Athletic Conference championship. His new contract runs through the 2013 season, and will pay $191,580 per year, which is a three percent increase over his previous contract.
Jackson State was not eligible for the Football Championship Subdivision postseason or the SWAC championship game this season because of a low Academic Progress Rate score, which is the NCAA's barometer for academic success.
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