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Jackson, Cards have big rushing days to beat Wolfpack 20-13

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Lamar Jackson ran and threw for touchdowns to help Louisville beat North Carolina State 20-13 on Saturday. Jackson ran for 121 yards, including a 68-yard scoring sprint in the opening quarter, to lead a strong ground attack for the Cardinals (2-3, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). He also threw for a 20-yard touchdown to Devante Peete in the second, giving the Cards...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State's Rowan arrives to help depleted Wolfpack roster

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Maverick Rowan arrived just in time to help short-handed North Carolina State. The freshman wing was a late addition to the Wolfpack's recruiting class, a player who reclassified to graduate from high school over the summer instead of waiting until 2016. He joins a team that needed him badly, both from a numbers standpoint and the fact that his skillset appears...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UofL, NC State watching Hurricane Joaquin

Post from: A soggy field appears almost certain for Saturday’s football game between the University of Louisville and North Carolina State. Rain has been falling all week and is expected to continue during the game. Hurricane Joaquin could have a significant impact one way or another, the wind affecting the kicking game, the rainfall or drizzle making things difficult for...
Via Louisville Card Game
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shadrach Thornton dismissed by North Carolina State

There is some bad news for North Carolina State Wolfpack senior running back Shadrach Thornton. After his latest arrest on Tuesday night — which resulted in charges of failure to stop and provide aid, as well as failure to provide information — head coach Dave Doeren has announced that Thornton has been dismissed. The announcement came late Wednesday afternoon. Thornton...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NC State LB Nate Irving Fires Back At Louisville Media Who Called Carter-Finley Stadium “Docile”

The 4-0 NC State Wolfpack host 1-3 Louisville this Saturday at 12:30 PM EST on ACC Network. The crowd at Carter-Finley Stadium figures to be an excited one, given the Wolfpack’s strong start. But this week, John Ramsey and Mike Rutherford, Louisville media members, made comments on their ESPN Louisville radio show regarding the crowd at Carter-Finley, with one of them calling it...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State RB Shadrach Thornton arrested

On Tuesday night, North Carolina State Wolfpack running back Shadrach Thornton once again found himself in hot water. According to’s Rob McLamb, the 22-year-old rusher was arrested and charged with failure to stop and provide aid, as well as failure to provide information. The charges stem from an accident involving his moped which allegedly collided with a pedestrian...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Could NC State Be Without One Of Their Top Offensive Players Against Louisville?

One of North Carolina State’s top offensive players could be held out of Saturday’s match-up with Louisville following an arrest on Tuesday evening. Shadrack Thornton, a 6-foot-1, 208-pound, senior running back was arrested after being in a moped accident and injuring a pedestrian. Thornton was charged with misdemeanors for failing to stop and render aid and […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
7 days ago  |  Discuss

It's Brissett's ball and you can't have it

He may not be in the national spotlight as much as other ACC star quarterbacks such as Clemson’s Deshaun Watson or Florida State’s Everett Golson, but with the way N.C. State slinger Jacoby Brissett is playing that won’t last very long. Brissett, who transferred from Florida to N.C. State two years ago, has been magnificent with the Wolfpack and has emerged as one of the...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino Previews North Carolina State

Bobby Petrino met with the media on Monday afternoon to briefly recap the week four win over Samford and preview this Saturday’s road match-up with North Carolina State. Here is a recap of the press conference. As you could expect, Petrino said that he was happy with the way his team played against Samford. He said […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
8 days ago  |  Discuss

N.C. State’s BeeJay Anya working hard to keep in shape

Like many college big men, N.C. State Wolfpack junior BeeJay Anya has struggled with his weight. During the offseason, the 6-foot-9 post player allegedly weighed 320 pounds. Per CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein, however, Anya has dropped a great deal of weight and is now at 284 pounds. NC State's BeeJay Anya is down to 284 pounds, @Mark_Gottfried told @CBSSports. Was at 320. Goal is...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Player rankings refresh: No. 6, Dennis Smith

Height: 6′-2″ Weight: 180 Wingspan: 6′-3″ Position: PG High School (State): Trinity Christian (NC) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Loaded (adidas) Commitment: NC State Wolfpack Our Take: A plug-and-play point guard for the next level, Smith has the speed, quickness and athleticism to be a rare impact performer in the ACC during his initial season. Smith is currently overcoming …
Via Hoopniks
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State OC really believes in Jacoby Brissett

NC State quarterback Jacoby Brissett has really done a terrific job this season since he transferred from Florida in 2013. After sitting out that season, he came in with a chip on his shoulder and ready to prove that he can make the Wolf Pack offense a threat in the ACC. NC State offensive coordinator Matt Canada believes that Brissett has helped bring a brand new winning attitude...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State aims to keep running with Thornton returning

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State's running game will be back to full strength this weekend. Last year's top rusher Shadrach Thornton is eligible to return Saturday at Old Dominion after a two-game suspension for an offseason violation of athletic department policy. His absence allowed Matt Dayes to put up big numbers while carrying the load, while versatile threat Jaylen...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

N.C. State redshirt freshmen no longer with the team

An N.C. State official has reported that a pair of redshirt freshmen, tight end Micah Till and receiver Elliott Davis, are no longer with the football team due to what is being called a violation of team rules. James Henderson of reported Till and Davis’ collective dismissal. Both from Maryland, neither Davis nor Till saw any significant game action this season. Considering...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina State Lands 2016 5-Star Point Guard Dennis Smith

Dennis Smith, a five-star point guard in the 2016 class, has committed to North Carolina State, according to multiple reports.  Smith, a 6-foot-2, 180-pound prospect out of Fayetteville, North Carolina, is ranked the No. 2 player at his position and the No. 5 player in his class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  He chose the Wolfpack over Florida, among other programs.  Five...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 N.C. State Wolfpack Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the N.C. State Wolfpack want to play the role of spoiler this season to their opponents in the ACC’s Atlantic Division. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released N.C. State’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Small Forward Maverick Rowan Commits To North Carolina State

North Carolina State just picked up a commitment from four-star small forward Maverick Rowan.  The 6-foot-7, 200-pound Rowan, out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is rated as the No. 7 small forward – and No. 39 overall player – in the 2015 class, according to 247 Sports. Along with NC State, Rowan was also considering Louisville and St. Johns. But it appears he felt most comfortable...
Via College Spun
August 02, 2015  |  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

North Carolina State Takes Down First National Side With 9th Inning Home Run Against TCU

After a couple days of NCAA baseball postseason action there was one thing that had yet to happen--a national side had not been defeated. That is to be expected in a way since those are supposed to be the best teams in the nation, but Saturday night that all changed. With one out left in the ninth inning, down by one, and a man on North Carolina State Chance Shephard launched a home...
Via FatManWriting
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State Students Go Berserk After Wolfpack’s Buzzer-Beating Win (Video)

Things didn’t look good for the North Carolina State basketball team Thursday night. The Wolfpack faced off against LSU in a “second-round” NCAA Tournament matchup, and things got off to a miserable start NC State. LSU jumped out to a big lead early, and the Tigers carried a 14-point advantage to halftime. That’s when the comeback started. The Wolfpack shot the lights out...
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: North Carolina State's BeeJay Anya Hits Go-Ahead Jumper In Final Seconds of Game Against LSU

Fans watching the North Carolina State/LSU got to see exactly what they wanted--a good, quality basketball game. Sadly, one fan base was going to have to walk away sad after suffering a hard loss. With a five point lead and four minutes to go LSU appeared to be in charge of the game, but they couldn't make a shot down the stretch.After a BeeJay Anya jumper closed the gap to one...
Via FatManWriting
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: N.C. State’s Abdul-Malik Abu Kept His Promise To Chapel Hill Shooting Victim

N.C. State freshman forward Abdul-Malik Abu was very close with Deah Shaddy Barakat, one of the victims of the Chapel Hill shooting earlier this month. In the wake of the tragedy, Abu posted a touching tribute to Barakat, his wife and her sister on Instagram.  At Barakat’s wedding in December, Abu vowed he would beat UNC and Duke for his friend, a die-hard N.C. State fan. Barakat...
Via College Spun
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: North Carolina State's Abdul-Malik Abu Throws Down Awesome Alley-Oop Slam Against Virginia

NC State does not have a great record, but the WolfPack are a good basketball team. They proved that Wednesday night by pushing No. 2 Virginia and nearly taking down the highly ranked Cavaliers. They led by two going into the half, 21-19, but were not able to sustain the lead down the stretch losing 51-47 in the end.Along the way they did what they could to entertain the fans. Abdul...
Via FatManWriting
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Wolfpack Connect on an Abu-Oop Against Virginia

North Carolina State’s Abdul-Malik Abu finished this alley oop in style: Abu slam — Steven (@akulawolf) February 12, 2015 N.C. State leads Virginia early on in a huge ACC clash for the Wolfpack.
Via The Student Section
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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