Johnson went 2-10 in his first season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Bobby Johnson, who didn't win a
Southeastern Conference game in his first season as coach at
Vanderbilt, was given a one-year contract extension Thursday.

Terms were not disclosed. Johnson's contract now runs through
the 2007 season.

Johnson was 2-10 overall and 0-8 in the SEC last season.

"We are very comfortable here and look forward to a long and
successful association," he said in a statement.

Before coming to Vanderbilt, Johnson had a 60-36 record in eight
years as head coach at Furman.

Athletic director Todd Turner said Johnson "is the right man to
lead our program and we are enthused about its direction and our

Vanderbilt has not had a winning football season in 20 years,
and the team has lost 17 straight SEC games.