Source tells FootballScoop Dave Doeren has decided to remain at NC State.

Various other reports have since confirmed the news.

After Tennessee engaged in talks with Doeren, offering him the head coaching job last night, per reports, NC State came at him with a package to sweeten the pot to get him to stay.

That appears to be enough to enough to have convinced Doeren to stay as the leader of the Wolf Pack. Asked about why he’s decided to stay, Doeren offered the following to ESPN’s Andrea Adelson:

Doeren turning down the Vols means that an already messy search in Knoxville will have to move on to their next candidate.

Stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest.


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