UW Rewards Sarkisian's Turnaround

SEATTLE - He's already revitalized Huskies football. Now Steve Sarkisian is getting rewarded. The University of Washington and its Holiday Bowl-winning coach have agreed to a new five-year contract that keeps the 36-year-old Sarkisian committed to Washington through at least 2015. It adds two seasons to his original deal.

The deal is consistent with the national market value, and increases Sarkisian's guaranteed compensation from $2 million to $2.25 million for this year, to $2.4 million for 2012 and to $2,550,000 in 2013. The additional years will pay Sarkisian a guaranteed $2.7 million in '14 and $2.85 million in '15.

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UW Rewards Sarkisian's Turnaround With New 5-yr Deal

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