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Mark Dantonio gets new contract

Updated: October 8, 2011, 3:06 PM ET
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio has received a new contract designed to keep him a "Spartan for life." The new deal maintains a five-year rollover clause for Dantonio, who is in his fifth year as coach and last season guided Michigan State to a team-record 11 victories and a share of the Big Ten title for the first time in 20 years. Dantonio's base salary increases from $618,000 to $650,000, and his new contract includes performance incentives such as a $100,000 bonus for winning the Big ...

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