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NC State QB Jakobi Meyers to wear Russell Wilson’s No. 16

N.C. State quarterback Jakobi Meyers will channel Super Bowl winner and former Wolfpack QB Russell Wilson this season, as he has chosen to wear uniform No. 16 and a “Legends” patch. Joe Giglio of The News & Observer reported the development. Though Wilson’s jersey is not officially retired by the program, it does have “legends” status and rightfully so. In three seasons...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: N.C. State Has Added Russell Wilson’s Jersey To The Lobby Of Its Football Facility

Russell Wilson’s time at N.C. State didn’t end like most Wolfpack fans hoped it would, as the quarterback transferred to Wisconsin for his final year of eligibility. But the 5-foot-11, 206-pound Super Bowl champion remains one of the greatest players in program history.  N.C. State is honoring Wilson in the lobby of their football facility.  A mannequin sporting a Wilson jersey...
Via College Spun
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Watch Russell Wilson highlights from his N.C. State days

The offseason can feel like an eternity, so why not pass the time watching Russell Wilson make miracle plays during his N.C. State days. Check out this highlight video of the future Super Bowl champion quarterback dominating in a Wolfpack uniform. (h/t YoutTube) 
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Russell Wilson WON’T play baseball and football

View image | We all know Bo Jackson was one of the rarest breeds the sports world has ever seen. He would crush a 450 foot home run in the same week as a 65 yard touchdown run, props to Bill Simmons and the 30 for 30 series for showing his entirety as an athlete. Other notable players who accomplished the feat of playing in the NFL and MLB were Deon Sanders...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Super Bowl Winning Quarterback Russell Wilson Speaks To NC State Football Team

Before Russell Wilson won a Super Bowl with the Seattle Seahawks, started in the NFL as a rookie, and led Wisconsin to the Rose Bowl, he played at North Carolina State. The spring before Wilson’s senior season in Raliegh, N.C, then-Wolfpack coach Tom O’Brien sat down with his quarterback, who had been spending his offseasons playing minor league baseball. O’Brien wanted Wilson...
Via College Spun
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson wants to own the world

Following the success of his second year in the NFL, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been keeping busy. Since winning the Super bowl, he’s become one of the hottest commodities on the planet, from morning talk shows to guest appearances all over the place. Wilson is planning a charity golf event and concert called “The Drive” with NASCAR driver and Washington...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NC State Football Puts Russell Wilson Memorabilia In Its Trophy Case

The war over “what college gets to claim Russell Wilson” rages on. Today, North Carolina State lands a punch, adding a Russell Wilson jersey and helmet to the football trophy case next to the 2010 Champs Sports Bowl trophy, a game in which Wilson threw for two touchdowns en route to a 23-7 win over West Virginia and a game MVP award. Check out the new addition to the trophy...
Via College Spun
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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