Bill O'Brien gets substantial raise
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State Nittany Lions football coach Bill O'Brien is getting a $1 million pay raise after a successful debut in Happy Valley.
His contract when he arrived in January 2012 called for a base salary of $950,000. That's going up to $1.9 million starting July 1, according to contract terms released Thursday by the school.
Counting compensation for radio and television work and a Nike contract, O'Brien's total deal this year would be worth more than $3.2 million.
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