Dayes, NC State defense lead Wolfpack to win over Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Matt Dayes ran for 108 yards and three touchdowns, and the North Carolina State defense held Syracuse to 218 yards in a 35-20 victory on Saturday. Ryan Finley was 20-of-29 for 340 yards and one touchdown for the Wolfpack (5-5, 2-4 ACC). Kelvin Harmon had 101 yards receiving and one touchdown and Bra'Lon Cherry had seven receptions. Dayes scored on runs of 7...
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November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

With Dayes back, NC State eager to run vs. William & Mary

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State's Matt Dayes is back from injury and determined to be the program's first 1,000-yard rusher in more than a decade. And he's got plenty of help, too, in a backfield that will carry a big load this season for the Wolfpack. N.C. State opens the season Thursday against William & Mary of the Championship Subdivision with a pair of inexperienced...
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August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Wolfpack's leading rusher out for the season

N.C. State suffered a serious setback on Thursday when it learned that leading rusher, running back Matt Dayes, will miss the rest of the season with a foot injury.“I’m disappointed for Matt because he was having a really good year,” N.C. State coach Dave Doeren said in a statement.  “But in football you’ve got to have a ‘next man up’ mentality and I’m confident that his teammates...
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November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State loses top rusher Dayes for season with foot injury

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State has lost top rusher Matt Dayes for the rest of the season with a foot injury. The school announced the injury Thursday evening, saying Dayes would have surgery Friday for the injury sustained in last weekend's loss to No. 3 Clemson. The junior ranks 25th nationally by averaging 108.1 yards rushing per game, and his 12 rushing touchdowns are...
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November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: N.C. State RB racks up 144 yards, 2 TDs on first 3 carries

N.C. State running back Matt Dayes galloped out of the gate against Wake Forest on Saturday as he rushed for 144 yards and two touchdowns on his first three attempts of the game.Dayes broke free for an 85-yard TD run, the fifth-longest in school history, to hand the Wolfpack a 14-0 lead.Later in the quarter, Dayes would strike again when he dashed 57 yards to extend the advantage...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dayes, Samuels help NC State roll past Troy 49-21 in opener

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Matt Dayes ran for a career-high 126 yards and two touchdowns while Jaylen Samuels ran for three scores of his own to help North Carolina State beat Troy 49-21 on Saturday night in the opener for both teams. The Wolfpack (1-0) started the work to build on last year's five-win improvement with a good offensive showing and some bumpy defensive moments. N.C. State...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State tops La.Tech 40-14 in Doeren's debut

Freshman Matt Dayes ran for 84 yards and three touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Louisiana Tech 40-14 on Saturday in its first game under coach Dave Doeren. Tony Creecy also scored for the Wolfpack (1-0), who scored the first 24 points with Doeren's no-huddle offense and led comfortably all afternoon. Still, an early left foot injury to starting quarterback Brandon Mitchell...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

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