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4 Reasons to be Excited About the NC State Wolfpack in 2015

After going from 3-9 to 8-5 in head coach Dave Doeren’s second season at NC State, optimism ran high among the fan base. With the players the...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State RB Shadrach Thornton suspended two games

The NC State Wolf Pack just a huge piece of their offense for the first couple of games this season. The team will be without starting running back Shadrach Thornton for the first two games of the season. It was reported by David Hale of ESPN that Thornton violated team rules and he will now miss games against Troy and Eastern Kentucky to open the season. There is no confirmation...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: NC State Walk-On Mobbed By Teammates After Being Given Scholarship

There are few things in life as awesome as college football scholarship videos. Sunday night, NC State released a three-minute clip that’s sure to make college football fans tear up. Wolfpack cornerback coach George Barlow, after singing the praises of defensive back Nicholas Lacy, announces that the redshirt sophomore will no longer need to pay his own way through school. It...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Shadrach Thornton could be a middle-round pick

North Carolina State running back Shadrach Thornton has been an up-and-down type guy his whole college career. He has seen his share of successes and failures, but his senior year is looking to be a promising one. NFL.com recently ranked the Top 150 senior draft prospects and Thornton made the cut. The website says that Thornton has a lot of potential to be great in the NFL, despite...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  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

NC State’s Mike Rose: Don’t call Wolfpack a dark horse

The North Carolina State Wolfpack football team is quite confident despite their winless effort last year in the conference. They also don’t want to be labeled with any superficial terms pertaining to the upcoming season. Defensive lineman Mike Rose shared his thoughts yesterday on how he feels about the specific term: “dark horse” “I hate that dark horse term,” Rose...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State releases 2015-16 non-conference schedule

The NC State Wolf Pack were easily one of the biggest Cinderella stories in the NCAA Tournament last season. The team made a huge comeback to knock off LSU in the first round and shocked the one-seeded Villanova Wildcats to advance to their second Sweet Sixteen in four seasons under Mark Gottfried. The Wolf Pack look to make another run in the NCAA Tournament in the 2015-16 season...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

N.C. State Wolfpack Play Intense Pool Basketball On Instagram

The N.C. State Wolfpack posted videos of its intense pool basketball game on Instagram at Head Coach Mark Gottfried's house.
Via Gamedayr
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

N.C. State Basketball: Videos: N.C. State Played Some Intense Pool Basketball At Mark Gottfried’s House Today

N.C. State basketball coach Mark Gottfried hosted a team gathering at his house today. Gottfried has a large in-ground pool in his yard, complete with a high-quality pool basketball hoop. As you can imagine, the Wolfpack players made good use of the setup, engaging in some fierce pool basketball competition.  Some highlights of the action were posted on N.C. State basketball’s...
Via College Spun
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State transfer Kyle Washington to visit Providence

Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports is reporting that North Carolina State transfer Kyle Washington will visit Providence on Thursday and Friday. He is also interested in Cincinnati and Marquette.Washington averaged 6.8 points and 4.1 rebounds per game as a sophomore for the Wolfpack last season.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 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 Wolfpack 2015 Preview and Prediction

NC State flashed its potential in a wild 56-41 loss to Florida State on Sept. 27. The Wolfpack just had to wait until November to deliver on it. NC...
Via Athlon Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina State Bounces Villanova, And It’s 2014 All Over Again

Certain outcomes in sporting events can be simultaneously surprising and completely natural. There’s no way North Carolina State should have beaten Villanova on Saturday evening in Pittsburgh, excusing the first top-two seed from the 2015 NCAA Tournament. Yet, there’s every way North Carolina State should have been able to pull off this upset. On one hand, North Carolina State...
Via The Student Section
March 21, 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...
Via NESN.com
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

VIDEO – The ghost of Jim Valvano helps NC State beat LSU at the buzzer

We’ve had it all on the first day of March Madness – flying shoes, coaches falling off stools, controversial goaltending calls, overtime games, and now the very literal definition of a buzzer beater. NC State’s Beejay Anya had to have some help from above to keep this shot from spilling out with just one tenth of a second on the clock.  It was the fifth one point game of...
Via Awful Announcing
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

BeeJay Anya of NC State Ends LSU’s Season

BeeJay Anya hit this hook shot, that touched every single part of the rim, to knock LSU out of the NCAA tournament: The Wolfpack trailed by 14 points, 62-48, with 9 minutes remaining. LSU would score 3 the rest of the way as NC State closed 18-3. Anya made a big tip in on the previous possession to set this shot up. LSU missed 6 free throws in a row late in the game and 11 of 12...
Via Bloguin Best
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 https://t.co/LSzZtDKxmM — 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

WATCH: UCF Defense Tries to Break North Carolina State QB Jacoby Brissett in First Half

There are certain plays you watch and you can't help but wonder how in the world how the guy on the receiving end gets up and continues to play afterwards. North Carolina State quarterback Jacoby Brissett took one of those hits in the first half of the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl Friday night.Watching this you can't help but think he has to be hurt. There is no way the man is still...
Via FatManWriting
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina State QB Jacoby Brissett Has the FatManWriting College Football Play of the Day

Every week there are certain plays that make you happy you have a DVR because otherwise you might be forced to search the blog-o-sphere for them so you can see them again (wait a minute...). They are so awesome that at first you can't believe they happened, but you just saw it, you're not too drunk, and you are certain you didn't imagine it.So you have to watch it again--like some...
Via FatManWriting
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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