Oklahoma approves 3-year, $1.1 million contract for OC Seth Littlrell

Jan. 12—Oklahoma finalized a new contract for recently promoted offensive coordinator Seth Littrell on Friday according to multiple reports.

The school's board of regents met in Oklahoma City to approve several other new deals for Oklahoma assistant coaches. Littrell is set to make $1.1 million during his first season as the Sooners' offensive coordinator, making him the tean's highest-paid assistant coach.

Former offensive coordinator Jeff Lebby made $1.9 million in 2023.

Littrell's contract will increase by $50,000 each season he remains with the program. The two sides agreed to a three-year deal that runs through the end of the 2026 season.

The school didn't make an announcement on a contract for expected defensive coordinator Zac Alley, nor did they make any changes' to head coach Brent Venables' contract.

Co-offensive coordinator Joe Jon Finley saw a raise in salary from $520,000 to $900,000 next season as he steps into a bigger role.

Here's a look at the seven other assistant coaches' new annual salaries that were finalized on Friday:

—Wide receiver coach Emmett Jones ($664,000)

—Running back coach Demarco Murray ($575,000)

—Offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh ($870,000)

—Safeties coach Brandon Hall ($500,000)

—Defensive tackle coach Todd Bates ($700,000)

—Defensive ends coach Miguel Chavis ($650,000)

—Cornerbacks coach Jay Valai ($750,000)

Those seven contracts are now set to run through the 2025 season.