Washington St. coach Jake Dickert gets extension through 2027

Washington State coach Jake Dickert received a one-year extension through the 2027 season, the school announced Wednesday.The university didn’t indicate whether the 39-year-old Dickert received a boost in pay. He just finished the first season of a five-year, $13.5 million deal.The Cougars went 7-6 in 2022 in Dickert’s first full season. He took over on an interim basis in 2021 after Nick Rolovich was fired for refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccination. Dickert guided Washington State to a 3-3 mark.”We have watched Jake Dickert reset the foundation of WSU Football that prioritizes family, selflessness, toughness, leadership and the total development of the young men on our football team,” athletic director Pat Chun said in a news release. “Coach Dickert and the football staff strive to positively impact all those who come in contact with WSU Football.”

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