Iowa State signs Campbell to 6-year, $22.5 million deal

Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell looks at the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa State coach Matt Campbell and the Cyclones have agreed to a new six-year deal worth $22.5 million, increasing Campbell's annual compensation from $2.1 million to $3.5 million per season.

Campbell, who led Iowa State to a 7-5 record and its first winning season in Big 12 play in 15 years, was expected to be among the top names in the offseason coaching carousel. Instead, the second-year coach can focus on getting the Cyclones ready for their first bowl game in five years.

Iowa State beat a pair of top-five teams this season, TCU and Oklahoma, after doing so just once in its history.

The Cyclones will find out what bowl they've been invited to on Sunday.