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Michigan State reworks Dantonio's deal

Updated: December 26, 2008, 8:07 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio got a new contract Friday, a deal that will pay him a $2 million bonus if he remains with the program into 2016.

The revised contract was announced in Florida, where the No. 19 Spartans (9-3) are preparing to play No. 16 Georgia (9-3) on New Year's Day in the Capital One Bowl.

Dantonio's contract remains a five-year rollover deal with a base salary of $618,000. His overall compensation will rise to $1.8 million per year, up from $1.13 ...

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