NORTH CAROLINA STATE WOLFPACK NEWS

NC State football recruiting: Wolfpack picks up verbal from 3-star RB Trent Pennix

The Pack makes another in-state addition. It’s always nice when you can nab a solid player right from your back yard. Trent Pennix, who is a rising senior at Sanderson High School in Raleigh, verbally committed to NC State on Friday. Pennix is a consensus three-star prospect and one of the top-30 players in North Carolina. Pennix is listed at 6’0 and 200 pounds, and he already...
Via Backing the Pack
14 days ago

UNC Football early opponent preview: NC State Wolfpack

Keeping It Heel takes a look at each of the UNC Tar Heels football opponents in reverse order. This week we take a look at NC State. Last season I started a tradition. Taking from an interview I read from Kirby Smart, I looked at each team the Tar Heels were going to play last […] UNC Football early opponent preview: NC State Wolfpack - Keeping It Heel - Keeping It Heel - A North...
Via Keeping It Heel
12 days ago

3 NC State players receive preseason first-team All-ACC honors from Athlon

Write it in stone! Athlon Sports recently released their All-ACC picks for the upcoming football season, and they’ve placed three NC State players on the first team: Jaylen Samuels (duh), Bradley Chubb, and Tony Adams. Nyheim Hines and B.J. Hill also earned third- and fourth-team honors. Those all feel like reasonable picks, though they might be underrating Hines—depending...
Via Backing the Pack
12 days ago

Miami drafts A-Rod's nephew to cap Day 1

North Carolina State University shortstop Joe Dunand is a Miami native with a famous uncle. The nephew of Alex Rodriguez, the 21-year-old now has the opportunity to chase his own big league dream.
Via Marlins.com
11 days ago

C.J. Leslie’s sister, Kiara, transfers from Maryland to NC State

Welcome home. NC State women’s basketball announced Wednesday the addition of transfer guard Kiara Leslie, who is the sister of former Wolfpack men’s player C.J. Leslie. Kiara spent a three years at Maryland, but missed this past season because of an ankle injury. But she did graduate from UMD, which means she is eligible to play immediately, and she has two years left. She...
Via Backing the Pack
10 days ago

2017 MLB Draft: Eight NC State players taken

Who stays and who goes? The three-day, 40-round ordeal that is the Major League Baseball Draft is over, and as the dust settles, there is some roster uncertainty for NC State in the near term. Eight Wolfpack players were drafted, seven of whom have eligibility remaining. Joe Dunand is certainly gone, and I’d imagine odds are decent that Evan Mendoza, Josh McLain and Andy Cosgrove...
Via Backing the Pack
9 days ago

NBA Draft rumors: Sixers trading down for Dennis Smith Jr.?

Could North Carolina State point guard Dennis Smith Jr. land with the Sixers? Would Philadelphia take him at No. 3? With one week to go until the 2017 NBA Draft, the entire climate of the board will shift based on what the Sixers do with the No. 3 overall selection. With names like Josh Jackson, Malik Monk, Jayson Tatum and De'Aaron Fox all...
Via NJ.com
9 days ago

3 NC State players receive preseason first-team All-ACC honors from Athlon

Write it in stone! Athlon Sports recently released their All-ACC picks for the upcoming football season, and they’ve placed three NC State players on the first team: Jaylen Samuels (duh), Bradley Chubb, and Tony Adams. Nyheim Hines and B.J. Hill also earned third- and fourth-team honors. Those all feel like reasonable picks, though they might be underrating Hines—depending...
Via Backing the Pack
12 days ago

C.J. Leslie’s sister, Kiara, transfers from Maryland to NC State

Welcome home. NC State women’s basketball announced Wednesday the addition of transfer guard Kiara Leslie, who is the sister of former Wolfpack men’s player C.J. Leslie. Kiara spent a three years at Maryland, but missed this past season because of an ankle injury. But she did graduate from UMD, which means she is eligible to play immediately, and she has two years left. She...
Via Backing the Pack
10 days ago

NC State football recruiting: 3-star lineman Devin Hayes commits to Wolfpack

NC State picked up its second verbal commitment this month on Saturday when Orlando (FL) Jones High School lineman Devin Hayes verbaled to the Wolfpack during a visit. Jones is a consensus three-star prospect with offers from Rutgers, Wake Forest, Syracuse, and South Florida, among others. Hayes is listed at 6’6 and 250 pounds by 247Sports, and while he has spent his time in...
Via Backing the Pack
6 days ago

2017 MLB Draft: Eight NC State players taken

Who stays and who goes? The three-day, 40-round ordeal that is the Major League Baseball Draft is over, and as the dust settles, there is some roster uncertainty for NC State in the near term. Eight Wolfpack players were drafted, all of whom have eligibility remaining. Joe Dunand is certainly gone, and I’d imagine odds are decent that Evan Mendoza, Josh McLain and Andy Cosgrove...
Via Backing the Pack
9 days ago

FSU Football: Why N.C. State Could Be Trap Game For Noles in 2017

FSU football has had their battles in the past against the Wolfpack – and the way the schedule plays out this season, it could mean trouble for the Noles. In what was probably the most important game of the 2016 season – due to the fact that FSU football was in a tail spin at […] FSU Football: Why N.C. State Could Be Trap Game For Noles in 2017 - Chop Chat - Chop Chat - A Florida...
Via Chop Chat
6 days ago

Former Tennessee DB Stephen Griffin transfers to N.C. State

Former Tennessee safety Stephen Griffin has a new college football home. N.C. State announced Monday that the junior Griffin will join the Wolfpack program and will have two years of eligibility remaining. “We’re very excited to welcome Stephen to the Wolfpack family,” said head coach Dave Doeren in a statement. “We recruited him in high school at South Meck and wanted him...

NC State football recruiting: 3-star athlete Daevon Robinson picks Wolfpack over Rutgers and UConn

Red alert. NC State picked up its third verbal commitment of June when New Jersey athlete Daevon Robinson announced his pledge to the Wolfpack on Tuesday. Robinson was down to the Pack, Rutgers, and UConn. Robinson is a consensus three-star prospect and ranked amont the top-25 recruits in New Jersey. As a junior in 2016, he played on both sides of the ball for Shawnee High School...
Via Backing the Pack
4 days ago

10 key questions surrounding the 2017 NBA Draft

Seemingly as soon as the Finals ended, the NBA dove right into silly season, with rumors, breaking news, and questions popping up all over the basketball landscape. With the draft quickly so close, the entire league feels in flux, grasping at ways to compete with the Warriors or make a leap for the future.Big names like Jimmy Butler and Paul George are rumored to be available, the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Profile: NC State PG Dennis Smith

Get to know North Carolina State PG Dennis Smith with our latest NBA Draft Profile.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Trey Hutchens Set to Make NCWTS Debut with Bolen Motorsports at Iowa Speedway

Mooresville, N.C. (June 21, 2017) — North Carolina State University sophomore Trey Hutchens will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut on Friday, June 23, in the Iowa 200 at Iowa Speedway. Hutchens, the 2015 NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Rookie of the Year, will pilot the No. 66 Bolen Motorsports entry. The fourth-generation racer, majoring in engineering, is...
Via On Pit Road
3 days ago

The Cardinal Countdown: 72 Days Until Kickoff

#72 Lukayus McNeil Class: RS Junior Ht/Wt: 6-6/324 Position: Offensive Line Hometown: Indianapolis, IN Twitter: @lukayus Thoughts: I called Lukayus “scrong” (scary strong) last year, and surprise, surprise…nothing has changed. He posted more impressive weight room numbers in the spring (330lb hang clean, 575lb squat) and is looking to solidify his role as only one of two...
Via Card Chronicle
2 days ago

NC State basketball recruiting: Former Ohio State commit Justin Ahrens to visit Wolfpack, per report

Justin Ahrens is a three-star wing in the 2018 recruiting class who had been committed to Ohio State prior to the Buckeyes’ coaching change this offseason. Since Thad Matta’s retirement, he’s decided to re-open his recruitment and will visit NC State next week, per Rivals’ Cory Evans. Ahrens also plans to visit Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech. It’s not fun to have to replace...
Via Backing the Pack
2 days ago

WATCH: Kevin Keatts Looking To Bring The Pack Back To Prominence

NC State's Kevin Keatts takes command of the Wolfpack program after success in his previous stops. The two-time Colonial Athletic Association Coach of the Year brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with him to Raleigh. Coach Keatts sits down with ACCDN Host Wes Bryant to talk about what led him to NC State, his emphasis on recruiting, and what Wolfpack fans can expect in year...
Via ACC Digital Network
2 days ago

NC State football recruiting: 3-star athlete Teshaun Smith commits to Wolfpack

The June recruiting roll continues for Dave Doeren. NC State added another player to its 2018 recruiting class on Friday afternoon when Florida athlete Teshaun Smith verbaled to the Wolfpack. Smith, who is 6’3 and 170, is coming off a junior season in which he contributed on both sides of the ball. “Lock-Smith” is a quality nickname and we look forward to using it if he realizes...
Via Backing the Pack
1 day ago
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