Nebraska gives Bo Pelini a pay raise to $2.1M

Nebraska has added a year to the contract of head coach Bo

Pelini and raised his base pay to $2.1 million per year.

The deal keeps Pelini at the Huskers’ helm through Feb. 28,

2015. It provides a retention bonus as well: $500,000 if he’s still

head coach on Jan. 31, 2015.

Also announced on Monday were new contacts for his coaching


Pelini’s brother, defensive coordinator Carl Pelini, has signed

a new contract that gives him a raise to $375,000 a year. He made a

little more than $208,000 last season.

Offensive coordinator Shawn Watson will be making $380,000.