Karl Dorrell and UCLA Agree on Extension

Feb. 6, 2007

UCLA head football coach Karl Dorrell and the University have agreed on a contract extension that runs through the 2011 season, athletic director Dan Guerrero announced today.

This past July, Dorrell signed a new five-year contract that included guaranteed compensation of $850,000. The contract, which covered the 2006 through 2010 seasons, contained an incentive package with a maximum of $505,000 per year.

His previous contract, originally signed prior to his first (2003) season, paid Dorrell $600,000 plus incentives.

"We are looking forward to an exciting and successful season in 2007," Guerrero said. "With Karl solidifying his coaching staff, an experienced team returning and a terrific home schedule, we are poised to take the next step with our program."

Over the past two years, UCLA has compiled a record of 17-8 and is 12-1 at the Rose Bowl.

In 2006, the Bruins, playing with just two senior starters, finished 7-6, defeated No. 2 USC and finished 33rd nationally in total defense and tied for ninth in rushing defense. They won their final three regular-season games and produced three first-team All-Americans - defensive ends Bruce Davis and Justin Hickman and place kicker Justin Medlock.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Sep 05
vs. Virginia
Pasadena, CA
W, 34 - 16
Saturday, Sep 12
Las Vegas, NV
W, 37 - 3
Saturday, Sep 19
vs. Brigham Young
Pasadena, CA
W, 24 - 23
Saturday, Sep 26
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 56 - 30
Saturday, Oct 03
vs. Arizona State
Pasadena, CA
L, 23 - 38
Thursday, Oct 15
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 35 - 56
Thursday, Oct 22
vs. California
Pasadena, CA
W, 40 - 24
Saturday, Oct 31
vs. Colorado
Pasadena, CA
W, 35 - 31
Saturday, Nov 07
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
W, 41 - 0
Saturday, Nov 14
vs. Washington State
Pasadena, CA
L, 27 - 31
Saturday, Nov 21
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 17 - 9
Saturday, Nov 28 - 12:30 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA