AUSTIN, Texas — Tom Herman is set to begin his third season as the University of Texas head football coach.

The UT Board of Regents voted Thursday to give Herman a two-year extension to his current contract.

The Longhorns' head coach's contract will now be extended through 2023.

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Herman will not receive a pay raise, but the contract is loaded on the back end: receiving $6.5 million in 2022 and $6.75 million in 2023.

During Herman's first two seasons as the Longhorns head coach, UT finished 7-6 overall in 2017 and won the Texas Bowl against Missouri. In his second year, Texas finished 10-4 and won the Sugar Bowl against Georgia.

Tom Herman's overall head coaching record at the University of Houston and Texas is, 39-14.

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