Trestman spent 17 seasons coaching in NFL

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Longtime NFL assistant Marc Trestman was
hired Friday by North Carolina State as offensive coordinator and
quarterbacks coach.

Trestman, who spent last season as the quarterbacks coach and
assistant head coach with the Miami Dolphins, agreed to a multiyear
contract that will pay him an initial salary of $175,000.

He replaces Noel Mazzone, who left to take a similar position
with Mississippi.

"We are thrilled to have someone with such an extensive resume
join our staff," Wolfpack coach Chuck Amato said. "He has worked
with such an impressive group of players and coaches and his
expertise will be a huge benefit to the Wolfpack program."

A 17-year NFL coaching veteran, Trestman has worked in various
offensive capacities with the eight different teams. His stint with
the Oakland Raiders included a trip to the Super Bowl in 2003.

He also spent two seasons as the quarterbacks coach at the
University of Miami, where he worked with Bernie Kosar and Heisman
Trophy winner Vinny Testaverde.