The BYU Cougars have announced that they have agreed to a contract extension with head coach Bronco Mendenhall. The estension will keep Mendenhall with BYU through the 2016 college football season.
Under Mendenhall, the Cougar earned a 74-29 record.
“I am thrilled to have Bronco signed as our head football coach through the 2016 season,” BYU director of athletics Tom Holmoe said in a statement. “Over the past eight seasons, his leadership has guided our football program back to national prominence through top-25 rankings, bowl victories, All-American athletes and overall excitement at LaVell Edwards Stadium. I look forward to what the next four years will bring with the new era of BYU football.”
Mendenhall has led the Cougars to a bowl game in each of his eight years running the show and he is ready to lead Brigham Young to even more success.
“BYU is a special place and this is a special time,” Mendenhall said. “I’m excited to build on the success of our program over past eight years, and I think there’s much more that we can accomplish at BYU.”