He is another take on Dave Doeren. This one comes via CollegeFootballNews.com:
Head Coach: Dave Doeren
Former Coach: Jerry Kill
Last Seen: Coordinating the Wisconsin defense
Reason to like the hire: One of the bright, young coaches of the Big Ten, Doeren was the leader of a Badger D that was stout throughout his tenure. In a short period of time, he's earned the respect of his players and fellow coaches with a no-nonsense, disciplined approach. He has boundless energy for the game and his kids, and a level of intensity that'll resonate from the locker room to the fan base.
Reason to question the hire: While everyone tends to gravitate toward a youthful coach, Doeren won't celebrate his 40th birthday until this December. That makes him one of the greenest head men in America. And while he has experience, he's yet to be the man in charge. Doeren inherits a deep and talented Northern Illinois squad, so he'll be expected to hit the ground running.