NORTH CAROLINA STATE WOLFPACK NEWS

WATCH: Doeren talks about upcoming game vs. Marshall

Dave Doeren met with the media on Monday and previewed the upcoming game against Marshall. Here is the gist of what he said: – A lot of respect for Doc Holliday (Marshall head coach) – Wolfpack needs to run the ball more efficiently. – Pack only came in at 2.5 ypc against SC.Must be better. – Played two freshmen on front line. That hurt us. Must be better. – Marshall is...
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18 days ago

VIDEO: Doeren on why Wolfpack fell to South Carolina

Dave Doeren met with the media yesterday to talk about a host of things. One of those was his take on why NC State lost to the Gamecocks on Saturday. Here was the gist of his response: -Opening kickoff, two missed tackles and missed contain. – Two turnovers that led to touchdowns – Missed field goal – That’s 24 points. – Really likes team response on Sunday The post VIDEO...
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18 days ago

NC State cornerback Mike Stevens should be back on the field soon

There was at least some good news this weekend. NC State cornerback Mike Stevens is apparently ahead of schedule in his recovery from a leg injury, which is very good news for a Wolfpack secondary that showed its inexperience in some very inopportune ways against South Carolina. According to Dave Doeren, Stevens is unlikely to miss more than one more game, and at least now we...
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18 days ago

NC State Players Top 5 in ACC: Week 1

Even though NC State fell to South Carolina 28-35 on Saturday in their season opener, a few Wolfpack players played so well that they find themselves at the top of a few ACC statistical categories. After week 1, Wolfpack Quarterback Ryan Finley is 1st in the ACC in pass attempts, completions, and passing yards. Finley’s 45 completions are a new school record, and his 45 pass attempts...
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18 days ago

Commit Ricky Person Posts 321 Yards Against Millbrook!

NC State 2018 commit Ricky Person put up numbers against Millbrook last night that would be the dream of any fantasy football manager. The future Wolfpack running back rushed 18 times for 239 yards (13.3 yards per carry) and 4 touchdowns and caught 3 catches for 82 yards and 1 touchdown in Heritage’s (3-0) 53-13 crushing of Millbrook. Person is averaging 224.7 rushing yards through...
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18 days ago

NC State a 22 Point Favorite Over Marshall

NC State is a 22 point favorite against Marshall this Saturday night at 6pm at Carter-Finley Stadium. North Carolina State is 4-2 Against the Spread in its last 6 games. They entered their season opener against South Carolina as 7 point favorites, but the Gamrcocks flipped the script and walked out with a 7 point victory. The Wolfpack lost Against the Spread in their last game at...
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20 days ago

6 NC State Swimmers Make National Team

RALEIGH – The NC State men’s & women’s swimming & diving program continues go from strength to strength, with Ryan Held, Justin Ress, Hannah Moore and Elise Haan recently earning selection to the USA National Team, along with former Wolfpack swimmers Cullen Jones and Kayla Brumbaum. In order to earn selection, swimmers must be ranked as one of the top six Americans...
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20 days ago

Gamecocks Quiet NC State Sleeper Talk

Deebo Samuel returned the opening kickoff 97 yards for a score and caught two touchdown passes from Jake Bentley as South Carolina defeated North Carolina State 35-28 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
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21 days ago

NC State Falls to South Carolina 28-35 in Opener

NC State entered Bank of America Stadium like a balloon full of hype, and when NC State quarterback Ryan Finley threw an incomplete pass on 4th and goal with 6 seconds to go, the last of the air seeped out of it. If you were to just look at a few numbers on the box score, and hadn’t watched the game, you would be dumbfounded to find that the Wolfpack lost to the Gamecocks. NC...
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21 days ago

Jacoby Brissett Traded to the Colts!

Apparently after former NC State quarterback Jacoby Brissett’s huge performance on Thursday night, he didn’t solidly his roster status on the Patriots, but he did raise his trade value. Brissett joins fellow NC State alums Safety Earl Wolff and Defensive Tackle T.Y. McGill on the Colts. The Colts roster is turning into a little Wolfpack fraternity. The post Jacoby Brissett Traded...
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21 days ago

NC State vs. South Carolina: Keys to the Game

NC State heads into their season opener against South Carolina at Bank of America Stadidum today as a 5-point favorites, but this Gamecock team is no pushover. This is an SEC opponent, that has the 27th most talented roster (according to 247 composite team rankings), and is healthier, stronger, and more experienced heading into this season. South Carolina is entering their second...
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21 days ago

South Carolina is the Most Important Non-Conference Game of the Doeren Era

...No pressure or anything As if you didn’t need another piece with someone talking out their rear and putting pressure on an already crazy hyped preseason, hours away from kickoff no less, here comes another outlandish premise: This game is really important, guys. NC State’s Week 1 matchup against South Carolina is the most important non-conference game of the Dave Doeren...
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21 days ago

4 Star David McCormack Breaks Down NC State

247Sports Andrew Slater caught up with 2018 4-star big man David McCormack (who is on campus at NC State this weekend on an official visit) to get him to breakdown all 6 of the teams in his Final 6. McCormack has never said that any team in particular led for him, but if you look at what is said in bold below, it seems to me that he is pretty high on the Wolfpack. Here’s what he...
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22 days ago

NC State Uni Watch For South Carolina

NC State has unveiled the uniform combination that they will be wearing in Charlotte tomorrow against South Carolina. When they run out onto the field of Bank of America Stadium, this is what they will look like. The Wolfpack wore this uniform combination three twice last year, and were 1-1 when they did. Wake Forest – 33-16 Miami (FL) – 13-27 They wore the uniforms well against...
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22 days ago

NC State B-Ball Recruits in Updated Rivals 150

Rivals updated their recruiting rankings for the top 150 players in the 2018 class this week. Here’s a breakdown of where the players NC State is recruting landed. 18) Keldon Johnson – Johnson unofficially visited NC State last week and has an official visit scheduled for the weekend of September 15. 20) Ayo Dosunmu – In early August, Dosunmu listed NC State in his Top 11 schools...
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22 days ago

Jacoby Brissett playing for his roster spot with Patriots tonight ?

Former Wolfpack QB Jacoby Brissett is having a pretty rough training camp. In his two preseason games thus far, Brissett has put up only a total of 124 yards, zero TDs and has lost a fumble. That prompts the question, is his roster spot in jeopardy? According to NESN, yes, it is.  It sounds like Jacoby Brissett will play a TON in the Patriots’ final preseason game Thursday night...
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23 days ago

CJ Williams Leads Team USA AGAIN in win over DR

Former Wolfpacker CJ Williams is making the most of his time with Team USA in the Americup. Williams followed up his team leading 16 point, 5 rebound performance with a 15 point, 5 rebound, 4 steal outing in Wednesday’s win over the Dominican Republic. Williams was more of a role player for the Wolfpack, but lately he’s emerged as a real scoring threat. He always had a nice...
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23 days ago

NC State is 1 of the Most Experienced Teams in the Nation

For the first couple years of Dave Doeren’s tenure, experience wasn’t a luxury on his roster. Times have changed. NC State returns 18 starters from last years team, and 11 of them are Seniors. To put this into perspective, it’s the highest number of returning Senior starters at NC State in over 25 years! The Wolfpack returns 8 starters on defense, which is the highest total...
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24 days ago

NC State Women’s Cross Country #6 in Preseason Poll

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Both Wolfpack cross country squads will enter the 2017 season nationally ranked as the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its preseason national coaches’ poll Tuesday afternoon. The NC State women totaled 283 points to place sixth in the poll, as voted on by representatives from each of the USTFCCCA’s 10 regions...
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24 days ago

CJ Williams Leads Team USA with 16 pts and 5 rebs (w/ video)

In case you missed it, former Wolfpack guard/wing CJ Williams is playing for Team USA in the Americup. Last night, in the USA’s win over Ureguay, Williams put on a show. He dropped 16pts and scooped up 5 rebounds to lead team USA. The post CJ Williams Leads Team USA with 16 pts and 5 rebs (w/ video) appeared first on Pack Insider.
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24 days ago

VIDEO: ‘ONE’ with Wolfpack Football: Episode 1

‘ONE’ premiere episode of a new show chronicling the 2017 Wolfpack football season. A Learfield Original Documentary Series, ONE with Wolfpack Football will feature behind-the-scenes footage of all aspects of the NC State football program, following the stories of the coaches and student-athletes. WRAZ, Fox 50 in the Triangle area will air the show weekly during the football...
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24 days ago

ESPN Predict’s Bradley Chubb Will Be Defensive POY

Yesterday ESPN’s Mark Schlabach took a stab at predicting how each ACC team will finish the 2017 regular season and which players are most likely to win the end of season conference awards, and he predicts NC State will finish the season with an 8-4 record (5-3). With this record, according to Schlabach’s predictions, the Wolfpack would finish 4th in the Atlantic. He also picked...
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24 days ago

Giglio on State: Doeren is still coaching for job

N&O’s Joe Giglio gives probably the most honest take on NC State sports in the local media. He’s a former grad who obviously is a Wolfpack fan, but one who doesn’t allow his bias to cloud the truth. On ‘The Wake Up Call’ this morning, Giglio discusses NC State football. He starts by expressing his surprise in the variance of hype the Wolfpack is getting. They aren...
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25 days ago

NC State Women’s Soccer Ranked 18th in New Poll

After defeating Coastal Carolina 3-0 in their home opener last Thursday, NC State’s Women’s Soccer team has moved from 21st to 18th in the new TDS rankings (Top Drawer Soccer). The Wolfpack boasts a 3-0 record heading into Friday’s matchup against Princeton at home at 8pm. Last season was a breakthrough season, finishing with a winning record for the first time in 5 years,...
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26 days ago

NC State Women’s Soccer Ranked 17th in New Poll

After defeating Coastal Carolina 3-0 in their home opener last Thursday, NC State’s Women’s Soccer team has moved from 21st to 17th in the new TDS rankings (Top Drawer Soccer). The Wolfpack boasts a 3-0 record heading into Friday’s matchup against Princeton at home at 8pm. Last season was a breakthrough season, finishing with a winning record for the first time in 5 years,...
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26 days ago
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