Arkansas State extends Anderson via 2023
JONESBORO, Ark. — Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson has acquired a restructured contract extension that runs via 2023.The varsity made the announcement on Friday. Phrases of the deal weren’t launched.Anderson took the job earlier than the beginning of the 2014 season. He has led the Purple Wolves to a pair of Solar Belt Convention titles and 6 consecutive bowl appearances. He’s one in every of simply two energetic Group of 5 head coaches within the nation to steer their applications to not less than two convention championships and 6 bowl video games since 2014.”On no account are we happy,” Anderson mentioned in an announcement. “We’ve an excellent group of gamers and coaches with targets we’re working exhausting to realize, and I could not be extra enthusiastic about the way forward for our program.”The Purple Wolves have received 36 Solar Belt video games beneath Anderson — the second most ever by a league coach. Final season, he led the Purple Wolves to a 34-26 win over Florida Worldwide within the Camellia Bowl.