Football Bowl Subdivision

Indiana State gives Miles new five-year contract

Terre Haute, IN (Sports Network) - Indiana State has given head football coach Trent Miles a new five-year contract.

Miles was tabbed as the Missouri Valley Football Conference Coach Of The Year following the Sycamores' 6-5 showing during the 2010 campaign. He was a finalist for the Eddie Robinson National Coach Of The Year Award

"I am pleased that Trent Miles will be our head football coach for several years to come," director of athletics Ron Prettyman said. "If we continue to grow and improve the ISU football program in future years at the same rate that it has progressed for the last three years under Coach Miles' leadership, we will be a force to be reckoned with for many years to come.

"Coach Miles has worked hard to change a culture in regards to Sycamore football," Prettyman added. "He has hired a good coaching staff and he has recruited quality young men that represent our program and University well on the field, in the classroom and in the community. With a quality coach like Trent Miles at the helm, we can look forward to many exciting years ahead for Sycamore football."

01/27 01:21:58 ET