NC State media relations gathered a few quotes about new head coach Dave Doeren for his introductory press conference.
NIU athletic director Jeff Compher: "What Dave has done here in two seasons has been unprecedented. His record on the field speaks for itself, and the family atmosphere and culture of hard work he has fostered have led directly to our success. Under Dave and his staff, Northern Illinois has gone from being a great team to being a great program."
Former NIU quarterback and current Indianapolis Colt Chandler Harnish: "Coach Doeren is a complete players' coach, he earns respect the second he walks in the door. He is an extremely motivated and exciting person to be around."
Former Ohio State head coach Jim Tresel: "Dave Doeren is one of the rising stars in college football. He cares deeply for his players and fans. The Pack will be in for exciting times."
Former Wisconsin linebacker Chris Borland: "Coach Doeren is the most intelligent and loyal coach a player could ask for. His guys always take the field knowing exactly what to do, and play their guts out for him. He gets the best our of his players and he is a winner."