Dave Brandon signed an extension taking him through the conclusion of the 2017-2018 athletic year. He gets an initial kick from $600k base salary to $800k, with automatic $50k raises each year. The maximum he can make in bonuses is now $200k, up $35k, meaning his salary plus bonus in 2018 can hit $1,250,000.
"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."