Marshall hands out 6-year extensions to Holliday, Hamrick

Published 2:14 am Thursday, April 9, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall has signed football coach Doc Holliday and athletic director Mike Hamrick to six-year contract extensions.

Marshall announced Wednesday the extensions through June 2021. Hamrick will receive a $30,000 raise to $300,000 annually. Holliday will earn a base salary of $755,500, a raise from $600,000, and can earn more through various incentives.

The school had said in December that it had agreed in principle to the extensions.

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Hamrick returned to his alma mater in July 2009 and hired Holliday later that year.

Holliday led Marshall to a 13-1 record in 2014, including the Conference USA title and a win over Northern Illinois in the Boca Raton Bowl. He’s 40-25 overall at Marshall.