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NIU gives Dave Doeren raise, extension

Updated: December 22, 2011, 10:04 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Northern Illinois gave coach Dave Doeren a one-year extension and raise of nearly $50,000, the school announced Thursday.

Doeren's contract now runs through June 30, 2017, and his annual salary has been increased from $371,000 to $420,000.

In Doeren's first season, the Huskies have gone 10-3, won their first MAC championship in 28 years and will play in the GoDaddy.com Bowl.

"We feel like we have the best coach in the MAC and we wanted to be sure his contract reflected that," ...

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