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Ducks in Sun Bowl Dec. 31

EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon coach Mike Bellotti has agreed to a
contract extension through a rollover clause in his contract that
will keep him with the Ducks until 2009, the school said.

The rollover provision was added to Bellotti's contract nearly a
year ago, said Athletic Director Bill Moos.

Bellotti's annual salary remains $650,000, with incentives that
could push the total to $1.1 million, the school said.

Bellotti, 52, is 75-33 in nine years as Oregon's head coach. The
Ducks (8-4, 5-3 Pacific-10) will play in the Sun Bowl against a Big
Ten opponent on Dec. 31 in El Paso, Texas.

It is the Ducks' eighth bowl appearance in Bellotti's nine-year
tenure.