NIU’s Doeren Accepts Coaching Job At North Carolina State

(CBS) Hours after winning his second consecutive MAC Championship, NIU head football coach Dave Doeren has accepted a head coaching position with North Carolina State.

NIU confirmed the move to’s Adam Hoge.

The 40-year-old Doeren was named the Huskies head coach before the 2011 season and compiled a record of 23-4 in his first two seasons, including a win at the Bowl last season.

Doeren reportedly had interest from both Illinois and Purdue, but elected to join North Carolina State.

The Shawnee, Kansas native graduated from Drake University.

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