Bob Marlin recently inked a new five-year contract at Louisiana-Lafayette. According to ESPN 1420, some of the highlights include:
- The five-year contract is effective for the current 2018-19 season, with four more years remaining thereafter.
- It will pay him $552,476 annually committed through both monthly salary and foundational installments.
- The foundational pay increases by $30,000 on April 1st of this year, and continues each April 1st over the term of the contract.
- Marlin’s new deal also includes incentives, including $25,000 for winning a regular season championship or a conference tournament championship.
Marlin is 164-115 in his 8+ seasons as the Ragin’ Cajuns head coach (9-4 so far this season). Last year, Marlin led Louisiana to a program record 27 wins, and an NIT appearance. Marlin spent 12-seasons as the head coach at Sam Houston State (1998-10) before taking over at Louisiana, and is now just 11 wins shy of #400.