Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday September 25, 2015
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.
The Lead Block: David Gibbs and Doug Meacham among 5 questions to follow this weekend.
Arizona State: The Arizona Board of Regents has approved a $200,000 raise to $3 million annually for Todd Graham and a one-year extension though 2019, according to Devils Digest. Graham’s salary will also increase by $100,000 on Jan. 1 of each year. Some bonuses include 10 percent salary for reaching the Pac-12 title game or 20 percent for winning it. He would receive $50,000 for eight wins, $100,000 for nine wins, $150,000 for 10 wins, $250,000 for 11 wins or $350,000 for 12 wins, according to AZCentral.
Dayton: Deputy athletic director Neil Sullivan has been promoted to athletic director. Sullivan has been at Dayton since 2006.
Tulane: Athletic director Rick Dickson will retire in May 2016. Dickson has served as athletic director since 2000, leading the program through Hurricane Katrina, which nearly destroyed the school’s athletic facilities in 2005. Under Dickson, Tulane teams have won 41 Conference USA titles, and the football program opened Yulman Stadium last year.
UAB: Former athletic director Brian Mackin has been hired as a vice president at PNC Bank, according to AL.com.. Mackin resigned from UAB after the football program was originally shut down last December.
Dallas Cowboys: Former defensive tackle Josh Brent has rejoined the organization in the scouting department, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.