Morgantown, West Virginia – Neal Brown has an 11-11 record through 2 seasons as the head coach of the West Virginia Mountaineers, and that is good enough for WVU Director of Athletics Shane Lyons.
Brown was awarded with a contract extension through 2026 with an annual raise of approximately $1 million, according to the West Virginia Athletics official website.
In the statement released by WVU, Shane Lyons said the following: “Coach Brown and I are committed to the future success of our football program,” Lyons said. “I am pleased with the upward trajectory of the program and its culture. Our student-athletes have excelled on the field and in the classroom, and the overall leadership of Mountaineer football is strong.”
“I want to thank President Gee and Shane for their unwavering support of our football program. I also want to thank our players, coaches and staff for their commitment and dedication to West Virginia University,” Neal Brown said. “As we enter year three, I look forward to getting our fans back in the stadium and building on the momentum we have going in our program.”
West Virginia University Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President @WVUADLyons has announced a contract extension for @NealBrown_WVU that will run through the 2026 season. https://t.co/qUBBMMrPal
— WVU Football (@WVUfootball) April 22, 2021