|ECU, Holtz agree to new six-year contract|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 26 August 2008 12:29|
Athletic director Terry Holland said the contract contains changes to his incentive and bonus structure and should encourage Holtz ``to stay with us a long, long time.''
Holland said specifics of Holtz's new deal can't be released until the contract is approved by the school's board of trustees.
Holtz has led the Pirates to consecutive winning seasons and bowls for the first time since 1999-2000.
In December 2006, he signed an extension through 2011 worth $4.35 million over five seasons.
The announcement came four days before East Carolina's season opener against No. 17 Virginia Tech in Charlotte.