Source: Carroll to Sign Extension with Seattle

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0  Updated at 2:45 am, April 4th, 2014 By: ABC Digital
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Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Super Bowl champions have come to terms with head coach Pete Carroll on a contract extension, according to league sources. While details of the contract have not been released, a press conference is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Carroll, who was entering the final year of a five-year contract, led Seattle to its first ever Super Bowl title in February. The 62-year-old coach originally signed with the Seahawks in 2010 after a lengthy tenure at the University of Southern California (USC).

While at USC, Carroll led the Trojans to consecutive national championships in 2003 and 2004. He was also 7-2 overall in bowl games.

While in Seattle, Carroll has posted a 38-26 record in four regular seasons while going 5-2 in the playoffs.

Throughout 2013, Carroll repeatedly stated that he was not worried about contract negotiations with the Seahawks.

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