LOS ANGELES -- UCLA coach Karl Dorrell, whose Bruins
finished the season 7-6 but beat Southern California for the first
time in eight years, has been given a one-year extension, putting
him under contract through the 2011 season.
The 43-year-old Dorrell, who has a 29-21 record in four seasons
at UCLA, signed a five-year contract in July that included an
$850,000 salary and incentives up to another $505,000 annually.
His first contract in 2003 called for a $600,000 salary plus
"We are looking forward to an exciting and successful season in
2007," athletic director Dan Guerrero said in a statement. "With
Karl solidifying his coaching staff, an experienced team returning
and a terrific home schedule, we are poised to take the next step
with our program."
The Bruins stunned then-No. 2 USC 13-9 in the regular-season
finale to knock the rival Trojans out of the Bowl Championship
Series title game. UCLA finished the regular season with a
three-game winning streak, but lost 44-27 to Florida State in the