Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 8/31/12
By James Carr FOXSportsSouth.com ATLANTA -- Heading into the Chick fil A Kickoff game between N.C. State and Tennessee, Tom O'Brien called his Wolfpack squad the best he's had since taking the job. Before the game, this seemed like a reasonable statement. N.C. State has a senior quarterback in Mike Glennon, who seemed poised for a big year, and cornerback David Amerson was touted as a potential top-ten pick in the NFL draft. All of that was quickly forgotten -- if not mocked -- while the Tennessee Volunteers spanked the Wolfpack 35-21. Call it another SEC out-of-conference domination or another ACC team laying an egg in the national spotlight. Maybe it was a combination. Either way, the song remains the same for both N.C. State and the ACC: They can't seem to get the job done. Consider that N.C. State hasn't beaten a BCS foe outside of the ACC or Big East since 2003. In the same time span the ACC has won just one BCS game, Virginia Tech over Cincinnati in 2009. What makes ma...
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