Report: Tennessee gives Pruitt 2-year extension
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Tennessee has added two years to head coach Jeremy Pruitt's contract and a $400,000 annual raise, sources told ESPN's Chris Low.

Pruitt will now earn $4.2 million per year, though he's elected not to accept his 2020 raise to help the Volunteers' athletic department combat challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, Low adds.

The 46-year-old originally signed a six-year, $22.8 million deal in December 2017, meaning he's now signed through 2025.

The two sides began discussing a new pact in January, but talks were put on hold when the pandemic hit.

Pruitt is entering his third season as Tennessee's head coach. After going 5-7 in his first campaign, the Volunteers finished third in the SEC East in 2019 with an 8-5 record (5-3 in conference play).

Tennessee, currently No. 16 in the AP Poll, kicks off its upcoming season Saturday against South Carolina.

Report: Tennessee gives Pruitt 2-year extension
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