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North Carolina State turned to Brandon Mitchell as its starting quarterback in the season opener against Louisiana Tech on Saturday.
The school announced shortly before kickoff that the Arkansas graduate transfer would start the first game of coach Dave Doeren's tenure. He had been competing with Pete Thomas, a junior transfer from Colorado State.
Doeren has said both quarterbacks have good size and can throw well, though Mitchell brings more athleticism to the Wolfpack's new no-huddle offense.
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RALEIGH, N.C. N.C. State began the Dave Doeren era with a 40-14 win over Louisiana Tech that was very rarely in doubt.
Louisiana Tech isnt the same team it was a year ago with most of its talent gone, but there are still good players on that roster. It was hardly a cupcake opener, and N.C. State handled the Bulldogs pretty thoroughly in all three phases of the game.
North Carolina State will be wearing patriotic helmets. It looks like they will be wearing these helmets against the Richmond Spiders on September 7th, however they were not that specific. I’m always a fan of going patriotic and supporting the good US of A. Good for the Wolfpack. AMERICA!
Here is what we will be wearing to honor all the men and women who have served our country...
This coming Saturday, the NC State Wolfpack football team will take on Richmond on Military Appreciation Day. To honor the troops, NC State has designed a special helmet for the game, which it revealed today:
NC State football helmet for Military Appreciation Day pic.twitter.com/JatZ1RLUuu
— Scott Jernigan (@sjernigan14) September 1, 2013
It’s a very simple American flag design...
Freshman Matt Dayes ran for 84 yards and three touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Louisiana Tech 40-14 on Saturday in its first game under coach Dave Doeren.
Tony Creecy also scored for the Wolfpack (1-0), who scored the first 24 points with Doeren's no-huddle offense and led comfortably all afternoon.
Still, an early left foot injury to starting quarterback Brandon...
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Several NC State players met with the media following the 40-14 win over Louisiana Tech.