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Grobe signs new 10-year deal with Wake Forest

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WINSTON-SALEM (AP) -- It looks like Jim Grobe will finish his coaching career at Wake Forest.

Grobe has signed a 10-year contract, keeping him at the school he led to an improbable Atlantic Coast Conference football championship last season. Grobe says the best thing about the new contract is he doesn't have to worry about chasing other jobs.

Terms of the deal aren't being revealed.

Grobe was four years into a 10-year deal signed before the 2003 season. Athletics director Ron Wellman announced the new 10-year deal during a banquet last night to honor Grobe for winning the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award.

The new contract runs through the end of the 2016 season.

Grobe was named national coach of the year by The Associated Press after leading the Demon Deacons to their second ACC title and first since 1970.


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