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|Oregon State Coach Gets Contract Extenion; Not Going to USC
|CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon State football coach Mike Riley has agreed to a three-year contract extension through 2019.
The extension, announced by the university late Sunday, effectively quashes rumors that Riley might be a candidate for the Southern California job if Pete Carroll leaves the Trojans to coach the Seattle Seahawks.
The 56-year old Riley is in his second tenure with the Beavers. He held the job from 1997-98, coached the San Diego Charges from 1999-2001, and has been at Oregon State since 2003. He has led the Beavers to six bowl games, winning five.
Riley grew up in Corvallis. His father was an assistant coach under Dee Andros.
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