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Report: Willie Fritz signs extension at Tulane

Willie Fritz has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him under contract through 2026, according to multiple reports on Monday. Yahoo's Pete Thamel was the

Sources: Tulane has extended the contract of head coach Willie Fritz. The 2020 season is the first of a seven-year deal that extends through the 2026 season. Tulane wants to keep the 60-year-old Fritz at Tulane the rest of his career. He's 15-12 with two bowl wins since 2018. pic.twitter.com/fzi4X2N4qd

— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) September 14, 2020

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Financial terms were not disclosed. Fritz earned $1.6 million in 2019 according to the USA Today coaching salary database, which ranked eighth in the American.

Fritz, 60, is 24-27 in four seasons at Tulane and 15-12 in his last two. He is 178-96 in 24 seasons as a head coach, dating back to 1997 at Central Missouri.

The extension will keep Fritz under contract through his 66th birthday and his 11th season at Tulane.

Tulane began its season with a 27-24 win at South Alabama on Saturday. The Green Wave hosts Navy on Saturday (noon ET, ABC).

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