The News & Observer obtained a copy of Dave Doeren’s latest contract extension with NC State and has the details here. Doeren is getting a modest annual raise of $250,000 and there are of course a variety of financial bonuses he can trigger by hitting different milestones.
A 10-win season in which NC State reaches the ACC title game and plays in a New Year’s Six game, for instance, would be worth an extra $350,000 in bonus money for Doeren. He’ll get $50,000 for an eight-win year, and he gets $25,000 for any non-CFP/NY6 bowl game appearance. He’s hit that threshold four times in his NC State tenure.
This is all pretty standard stuff and doesn’t do anything to hurt the school’s flexibility should it deem a coaching change necessary in the nearer term—though that seems pretty unlikely.
An extension like this is a nice pat on the back for a good year that doesn’t really alter NC State’s long-term commitment, and it’s something Doeren can point to when he’s recruiting.