Matt Dayes injury: NC State RB held out despite being cleared to return again Louisville

Matt Dayes is fine, everybody. NC State running back Matt Dayes missed the majority of his team’s blowout loss to Louisville on Saturday, but not because he suffered a significant injury. Dayes was cleared to return after enduring a helmet-to-helmet hit early in the second quarter but did not play again, as the Wolfpack were already well behind. That was a smart move by the...
Via Backing the Pack
1 day ago

Jackson has 4 TDs, No. 7 Louisville routs NC State 54-13

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Lamar Jackson broke a school single-season record with four first-half touchdowns, Louisville had three interceptions and the seventh-ranked Cardinals burst past North Carolina State 54-13 on Saturday. Jackson passed for three touchdowns and ran for a 36-yard score on the opening drive, giving him 34 TDs with five games to play. Dave Ragone and Brian Brohm...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NC State dead on arrival in Louisville, falls 54-13 to Cardinals

just move on, nothing to see here NC State found itself down 10-0 within the first few minutes of the game in Louisville on Saturday, and the situation, uh, well it did not improve. The Wolfpack just didn’t have a damn thing today, while Lamar Jackson did his usual thing, and the Pack ended up dropping this one, 54-13. This was one of those “burn the tapes without ever watching...
Via Backing the Pack
1 day ago

Jackson, Louisville Rout Wolfpack

Lamar Jackson broke a school single-season record with four first-half touchdowns, Louisville had three interceptions and the seventh-ranked Cardinals burst past North Carolina State 54-13 on Saturday.
Via Sports On Earth
1 day ago

NC State a 20 point Underdog to Louisville

NC State heads to Louisville tomorrow as 20 point underdogs. Last week they were 17 point underdogs against the #3 Clemson Tigers and beat the spread losing by 7 points. Apparently Vegas thinks the Wolfpack will fare much worse against #7 Louisville. The total (combined score) is set at 65. North Carolina State is 5-1 against the spread in its last 6 games. The total has gone OVER...
Via Pack Insider
2 days ago

NC State Receives No Votes in Preseason Coaches Poll

The 2016-17 Preseason Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll came out and NC State didn’t receive a single vote. Wolfpack players…go ahead and print this off and put it on the bulletin board with all the other predictions. 58 NCAA teams received votes. NC State…0. Here is a look at the ACC teams that received votes. 1) Duke 6) UNC 7) UVA 14) Louisville 17) Syracuse 26) FSU 29) Miami...
Via Pack Insider
3 days ago

NC State vs Louisville: 5 things to watch out for

Obviously this week’s game against the #7 team in the country is a big deal, here are some of the storylines you must know heading in to it At Saturday at noon eastern, the NC State Wolfpack travel to Louisville to take on the No. 7 Cardinals. The two teams enter on different wavelengths and with much different goals in mind. Here are five storylines and matchups to follow in...
Via Backing the Pack
3 days ago

NC State unranked and receives no votes in preseason Coaches Poll

Pfft, whatever, man. I don’t expect NC State to be ranked to start the season, but maybe just a little bit of respect for the Wolfpack’s potential is deserved. The voting members of the Coaches’ Poll, disagree, as not one of them gave the Pack a vote. State finished with fewer votes than 11 other ACC teams. So basically State is last among the projected middle tier of this...
Via Backing the Pack
3 days ago

3 Players on ESPN Midseason All ACC

ESPN has released their midseason All-ACC team, and running back Matt Dayes, Tight End Jaylen Samuels, & offensive guard Tony Adams made the squad. RB Matthew Dayes, NC State. One of the more underrated players in the ACC, Dayes ranks third in the league in rushing (111.5 yards per game) and is averaging 5.6 yards per carry. If he stays healthy, he will have his first career...
Via Pack Insider
4 days ago

CBS Reports Yurtseven Will Likely Be Eligible

There hasn’t been much in regards to information about whether or not NC State freshman Omer Yurtseven will be eligible to play for the Wolfpack this season. That hasn’t stopped people from hyping the 7-footer. CBS picked him in their list of Top-20 freshman, and SportingNews predicts he will be a 1st round pick. Well, yesterday a sliver of news squeaked out onto the interwebs...
Via Pack Insider
5 days ago

NC State kicker misses three FGs, including potential game-winner

Kicking isn’t easy, especially at the college level where stellar kickers are a rare breed. The amount of scorn poor kickers can receive when they are off makes them often times into a man on an island. Kyle Bambard knows this pressures all too well, as he had a chance to put the game away for North Carolina State against Clemson. Though the kick that will get a lot of play...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: NC State kicker shanks game-winning field goal

The NC State Wolfpack did everything right. They fought hard throughout the entire game and had 33-yard field goal to win the game with two seconds left on the clock. Then kicker Kyle Bambard shanked the easy attempt wide right, giving No. 3 Clemson a chance to win in overtime. Absolutely nobody wants to win this Clemson-NCST game — Barstool Sports ...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Deshaun Watson throws pick-six to Mike Stevens

Up by just one touchdown after halftime, Clemson’s Deshaun Watson committed one of the ultimate sins of quarterbacking. He threw a pick-six to NC State’s Mike Stevens on the first offensive play of the third quarter, allowing the Wolfpack to tie the game at 10-10. Here is the play that Watson wishes never happened. It was the first pick-six of Watson’s career. He had a...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State football recruiting: OL Bryson Speas flips from Virginia to the Wolfpack

Pack nabs another in-state prospect. NC State capped a productive weekend with the addition of 2017 in-state offensive lineman Bryson Speas, who announced his commitment to the Wolfpack on Sunday night. Speas had been committed to Virginia since late June. ‼️— Bry⚡️ (@Bspeas56) October 10, 2016 The Dudley (Greensboro) product...
Via Backing the Pack
13 days ago

Hurricane Matthew forces voluntary evacuation during NC State game

Hurricane Matthew had a major impact on college football games scheduled on Saturday that were in its path. Some were postponed. While the game between Notre Dame and NC State wasn’t among them, the effects of the storm were definitely felt. Rain poured down on Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, leaving the field drenched. New nickname for Carter-Finley right now: "The Pool...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Crazy scene in Raleigh for Notre Dame vs. North Carolina State

Notre Dame and North Carolina State are battling one another, Hurricane Matthew and a soggy field, so it’s not surprising that it hardly resembles football. The field resembles a murky bog. Players have been slipping, sliding and struggling to play in the horrible conditions. Here is a quick look at Notre Dame center Sam Mustipher failing to even snap the ball to DeShone Kizer...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

ND-NC State game delayed at halftime due to lightning

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Notre Dame-North Carolina State game has resumed after a weather delay of about 20 minutes. N.C. State spokesman Fred Demarest says the start of the third quarter of Saturday's game was held up after a lightning strike was reported within 15 miles of the stadium. Both teams remained in the locker room for a few extra minutes and a voluntary evacuation was...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State trying to solve penalty problem with Irish looming

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State suddenly seems to have a penalty problem. The Wolfpack nearly doubled their flag total with 13 of them for 144 yards in a win over Wake Forest - the most flags since 2012. They know they can't afford to be nearly that undisciplined when Notre Dame visits this week. Linebacker Airius Moore on Monday called the penalty issue ''a huge emphasis...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

STAT WATCH: Trubisky, Finley combine for 16 TDs with no INTs

Two of the nation's most efficient quarterbacks play in the same conference for schools less than an hour apart in the same state. North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky and North Carolina State's Ryan Finley have combined to throw 16 touchdown passes with no interceptions, and their completion rate is 75 percent (163 of 217). Trubisky has been especially sharp. He's the only quarterback...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina State freshman QB Jakobi Meyers making push for starting job

Entering the 2016 college football season, it was believed that redshirt sophomore quarterback Jalan McClendon was on his way to replacing Jacoby Brisset as the starting signal-caller at North Carolina State. However, head coach Dave Doeren has said McClendon has yet to win the job and new reports indicate a fresh face could be poised to lead N.C. State. According to ESPN’s Matt...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

NC State’s Lennard Freeman may redshirt after leg surgery

The North Carolina State Wolfpack front court may be losing some depth for the 2016-17 college basketball season, after reserve forward Lennard Freeman underwent another surgery on his leg. Brett Friedlander of the Wilmington Star News reports Freeman had a 16-inch steel rod removed from his right leg. The rod was replaced by a thicker rod and Freeman is hoping to take the time...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Former N.C. State teammate unloads on Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson was invited back to Wisconsin this weekend as the school’s commencement speaker, and he delivered an interesting speech which may have stretched the truth about how his career at N.C. State played out. Wilson claims that former Wolfpack head coach Tom O’Brien was frustrated with Wilson splitting time between baseball and football and told him that he wouldn’t...
Via College Spun
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jacoby Brissett ‘picking up steam’ with GMs

When it comes to getting selected in the NFL Draft, your performance on the football field during college doesn’t necessarily determine when or where you will get taken. It does help to have a great career at that level, but you can sometimes help rocket you draft stock by showing out in workouts leading up to the Draft. It looks like former NC State quarterback Jacoby Brissett...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cat Barber drills game-winning 3-pointer at buzzer

North Carolina State junior point guard Anthony “Cat” Barber drilled a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer for the Wolfpack Wednesday night.  As time was expiring, Barber hit a three from the left wing to give N.C. State a 76-73 win against High Point.  Here’s the play.  Cat Barber's game-winning 3-Pointer versus High Point. Cat finished with 26.
Via College Spun
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacoby Brissett accepts invitation to East/West Shrine Game

NC State quarterback Jacoby Brissett has had an outstanding career with the Wolfpack since transferring from Florida two years ago. Last year, he threw for 2,606 yards and 23 touchdowns against just five interceptions. The senior has had another decent season this year, throwing for 2,448 yards and 19 touchdowns with just four interceptions. Those statistics have been good enough...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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