Report: K-State, Klieman agree to $44 million contract extension
MANHATTAN, Kan. (KCTV) - Chris Klieman isn’t planning to leave Manhattan any time soon.
According to a report from ESPN’s Pete Thamel, the K-State head coach agreed to terms with the University on a contract extension that pays him $44 million to coach the Wildcats through the 2030 season.
The deal comes after Klieman led the Wildcats to a Big 12 Championship and Sugar Bowl appearance during the 2022 season. It is expected to place Klieman in the top half of the Big 12 in salaries among coaches.
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In four seasons in Manhattan, Klieman is 30-20. The 30 wins are the most through four seasons for any coach in K-State history. The four-time Division II national champion will open the 2023 season with home games against Southeast Missouri and Troy before K-State goes to Missouri on Sept. 16.
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