HOUSTON (FOX 26) -
University of Houston head football coach Tony Levine signed a two-year extension that also includes a $125,000 raise the school said on Monday.
Levine's contract ties him to UH through the 2018 season and will pay him $925,000 annually in base salary.
His original contract was for five years and his base salary was $800,000.
Levine is 14-12 overall at UH, including a win in the Ticket City Bowl following the 2011 season, when he replaced Kevin Sumlin who went to Texas A&M, and a loss in the BBVA Compass Bowl following the 2013 season.
"I am very appreciative and thankful for the commitment shown by our university and its administration as we continue to grow and elevate our football program," Levine said in a text message to FOX 26 Sports.
"I am very proud of our student-athletes and staff and how they have represented our university, both on and off the field. With our Tier One academic program and the new stadium, we have a very positive outlook for our program's long-term success. Houston is home for me and my family and we look forward to many years of making great memories here."