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What he gained and what he lost

Dave Doeren’s new contract will mean more money and more security for the N.C. State football coach, but it also comes with a bigger buyout.

The five-year contract, approved by N.C. State’s board of trustees this past Thursday, runs through the 2022 season and bumps Doeren’s annual compensation to about $3 million (up from about $2.2 million last season).

Doeren, 46, is coming off his best season with the Wolfpack. The team went 9-4, with a 6-2 ACC mark, and finished ranked in the top 25.

Doeren has a 34-30 overall record in five seasons at N.C. State with a 15-25 ACC record. The past four teams have reached a bowl game and three (in 2014, ’16 and ’17) have won their bowl game.

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