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

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Dave Doeren's new contract will pay him $3 million a year as a base salary for five seasons.

North Carolina State's Board of Trustees has approved a new contract for football coach Dave Doeren.

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

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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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