New Volunteers offensive coordinator Larry Scott gets raise

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – New Tennessee offensive coordinator Larry Scott is receiving a $280,000 raise and one-year contract extension to go along with his promotion.

Contract information released Friday shows Scott is now making $655,000 per year. Scott had made $375,000 last season as Tennessee’s tight ends coach and special teams coordinator.

His contract now runs through February 2019.

Tennessee coach Butch Jones announced in January that Scott would be his new offensive coordinator . Scott replaces Mike DeBord, who left to take the same position at Indiana .

Other changes for Tennessee’s offensive staff this year include new quarterbacks coach Mike Canales, wide receivers coach Kevin Beard and offensive line coach Walt Wells. Running backs coach

Robert Gillespie is Tennessee’s only offensive coach who held the same position last year.


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