NORMAN, Okla. (KOKH) — The University of Oklahoma announced coach Lincoln Riley has agreed in principle to a contract extension.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but they will be finalized and subject to approval by the OU Board of Regents.
The extension will include a salary increase, according to the university.
"We felt it important to extend and amend Lincoln's contract at this time as we want him at the University of Oklahoma for a long time," said OU President Jim Gallogly in a statement. "He is a great coach and role model for our student-athletes. His record of success speaks for itself.
"Lincoln is also the right representative for our university in such a high-profile position. I am proud to work with him and anxious to support him as he takes our program into the future."
Riley just finished his second season at Oklahoma. He has a record of 24-4 as a head coach and won two Big 12 championships. He's led the Sooners to back-to-back College Football Playoff apearanaces and coach two-consecutive Heisman Trophy winners.