Stanford signs coach David Shaw to long-term contract extension
Stanford signed head football coach David Shaw to a long-term extension on Wednesday, the school announced.
Financial terms and the length of the contract were not disclosed.
Shaw, who won the Pac-12 Coach of the Year for the second consecutive season, took over for Jim Harbaugh in January 2011 and has a 22-4 overall record. The Cardinal have won 11 games each of the past three seasons and this season, Stanford won the Pac-12 Conference Championship. Stanford will also be making a third straight appearance in a BCS Bowl.
"David Shaw has led the football program to great success," Stanford President John Hennessy said. "He embodies the goal we have for our scholar-athletes--success in the classroom and on the field. We are pleased that he will lead our football program for years to come."Stanford (11-2) will take on Wisconsin (7-5) in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1.
"I feel blessed to work every day with an outstanding staff and coach the best group of young men in America, and I am excited to lead the Stanford Football program for many years to come," Shaw said.