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Doeren understands playing with chip on shoulder

Doeren understands playing with chip on shoulder

Dave Doeren spent two successful seasons at Mid-American Conference member Northern Illinois in the shadow of the Big Ten. It’s easy for North Carolina State’s head coach to understand why East Carolina plays so well against ACC teams.“Anytime you have a situation where there are...

Wolfpack starting year alternating QBS

Wolfpack starting year alternating QBS

The old football adage “if you have two quarterbacks you don’t have one” reared its ugly head this week for North Carolina State’s season opener.Wolfpack head coach Dave Doeren announced plans to open the season Thursday night against William & Mary at Carter Finley Stadium,...

Boise bowl win step toward establishing program

Boise bowl win step toward establishing program

Boise State Coach Bryan Harsin and his program needed a convincing win like this one.The Broncos defeated Northern Illinois 55-7  on Wednesday in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium to finish the season with a 9-4 overall record....

Doeren attracting his type quarterbacks to NC State

Doeren attracting his type quarterbacks to NC State

Dave Doeren established coaching credentials with a type dual-threat quarterback he wanted running the show before he arrived at North Carolina State. That’s how he made the jump with success at Northern Illinois to a Power Five school.And now that Doeren’s third Wolfpack fall...

Todd Peat Sr parental advice has been to step back

Todd Peat Sr parental advice has been to step back

I first spoke to Todd Peat Sr. five years ago, introducing myself and asking for his son Todd Jr., a Rivals 4-star recruit planning to visit San Diego State. He handed the phone to his namesake.That may sound natural to you, but trust me: it’s not always so. Not in a college...