KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Chancellor Donde Plowman has announced a contract extension for athletic director Danny White. The announcement comes a day after the Volunteers disclosed a big pay raise for football coach Josh Heupel. Plowman announced that White agreed to an extension starting at $2.2 million a year with an annual pay raise of 5%. That's an increase from his original $1.8 million salary. The chancellor said White's innovative leadership has created a championship culture and excellence across all sports in record time. White was hired in January 2021.

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