After helping Michigan State establish one of the top rushing attacks in the B1G last season, Chris Kapilovic is getting an increase in pay and a little additional job security. is reporting that Kapilovic has inked a two-year extension that runs through March 31, 2024. The amended contract will also bump his pay up to $1 million per year.

Kapilovic reportedly signed the deal prior to Michigan State’s win over Pitt in the Peach Bowl.

The previous contract for Kapilovic was set to expire on March 31 of this year. He was previously paid $700,000 as the Spartans’ offensive line coach. But after the success MSU saw in 2021, keeping Kapilovic became a priority for head coach Mel Tucker.

Currently, the $1 million salary makes Kapilovic the highest-paid assistant on Tucker’s staff, per

Questions surrounded Michigan State’s offensive line coming into the 2021 season after some putrid years up front. Last year, the Spartans saw a major jump in production on the ground, churning out 175.6 yards per game on the ground, ranking No. 6 in the B1G.

That’s a credit to both the offensive line and the addition of Kenneth Walker III, who led the nation with 1,636 yards and 18 touchdowns on the ground.

Michigan State closed out the 2021 season with an 11-2 record.