RALEIGH -- Reports say Dave Doeren will remain head football coach at NC State.

Rumors went around that Coach Doeren was looking at possible coaching positions in Mississippi and the University of Tennessee.

Sources tell us that he's decided to stay put, and that he was offered a higher salary and an extension on his contract.

Doeren has spent five years with the Wolfpack, finishing 8-4 in the regular season with wins over Florida State, Louisville and UNC Chapel Hill.