NC State board approves Doeren’s new 5-year contract

In this Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 file photo, North Carolina State head coach Dave Doeren reacts during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Clemson in Raleigh, N.C. A person with knowledge of the situation says North Carolina State and Dave Doeren have agreed on a five-year deal after the coach had talked with Tennessee officials about the school’s opening. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 on condition of anonymity because N.C. State hasn’t publicly announced the agreement. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State’s Board of Trustees has approved a new contract for football coach Dave Doeren.

School spokesman Fred Demarest said Friday that the deal is worth $3 million annually over five years.

The approval came a day after the school announced Doeren had agreed to the new deal.

Doeren is 33-30 in five seasons at N.C. State and his 56-34 career record includes two years at Northern Illinois. The Wolfpack (8-4, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 24 CFP) will play in their fourth consecutive bowl and will learn their destination and opponent on Sunday.

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