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After news broke that Dave Doeren decided to stay at NC State instead of taking Tennessee’s lucrative offer, I reached out to a lot of the 2018 Wolfpack Commits to get their thoughts.
RB Trent Pennix
I’m truly blessed to be playing for a great coach! Not only just a great coach but an amazing man in general. A great person to be around! Alim McNeil and I were praying hard all week that he would stay.
QB Devin Leary
Its huge! That’s the coach and staff that I want to play for. I can’t wait to get there and compete in his system.
DE Alim McNeil
Feels great! In a great mood. Love the energy he gives to the team.
ATH Jasiah Provillon
It means that everything is back to normal and we can focus on what’s important.
PK Chris Dunn
Not going to lie, I was getting nervous. For me, Coach Doeren being there for my entire college career…it’s huge. I don’t just respect him, I look up to him as well and I buy into what he said he is going to do with the program. He and Coach Faulkner and Shearer were the reason I fell in love with the football program (Coach White was there and he was awesome too). IMO, Coach Doeren is the perfect coach for NC State and what we need to take that next step into being an elite program. The talent is there now, the recruits are excited, the coaching staff is in place, no excuses moving forward. Just have to execute and do our job as players. Glad the contract thing is over, now I get to enjoy my official visit this weekend.
CB Teshaun Smith
It means everything. I love Coach D.
OT Gabe Gonzalez
It’s been a crazy 24 hours. My family and I are glad he’s staying, and I’m glad that I will have him as my coach through my 4 years at State.
And RB Ricky Person tweeted this.
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— The kidd (@Mr_Elite04) November 30, 2017
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