Hosted by R. Cory Smith and Chris Corchiani Jr., the Pack Pride Podcast is the official podcast of Pack Pride. A syndicated partner of Scout.com and 247Sports, Pack Pride is an independent publication that brings you the latest on NC State athletics. You can find us at www.PackPride.com.

On the latest Pack Pride Podcast, Editor R. Cory Smith and basketball analyst Chris Corchiani Jr. break down the latest moves for NC State basketball. Between the additions of Sacha Killeya-Jones, Eric Lockett and Wyatt Walker, the Pack has a large influx of new faces coming to the program.

We also discuss the loss of Saddiq Bey and what to expect in the Josh Level Classic this coming weekend. Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, Google Play Store or Spotify today!


With the 2018 NFL Draft completely wrapped up, Cory and Michael take a look at the full list of NC State players drafted and undrafted free agent pickups. Who has the best chance to make an instant impact? Which player was the best fit?

We also analyze the 2019 potential draft class and stock for high-profile players like Ryan Finley and Darian Roseboro. Will Kelvin Harmon enter the draft after his junior season? Can NC State top the program-record seven picks from the 2018 crop?

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe to the Pack Pride Podcast on iTunes or the Google Play Store now!


On this week's loaded Pack Pride Podcast, Cory and Michael discuss the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft. With the potential for seven or more players from NC State being selected, we break down the possible historic implications for the program.

Will Brinson also joins the show to discuss Bradley Chubb, NC State's player development and Ryan Finley's stock for next year. Nyheim Hines also sits down to break down his draft prep, teams who have shown interest and his Fortnite skills.


On this week's football recruiting podcast, Cory and Michael focus on NC State targets who stood out at the Elite 11 camp. With both offensive and defensive players being analyzed, Michael breaks down which players are both sides of the ball put together strong performances.

We also take a look at which Pack prospects could be next to pull the trigger and commit in the coming months. Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes or the Google Play Store.

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Earlier this week, NC State received its fourth commitment in the class of 2019 with Hough DB/Nickel Jalen Frazier. Editor R. Cory Smith and football analyst Michael Clark break down the newest commit and what he means for the program.

We also take a look back at the NC State spring camp, the development of Ryan Finley and Maurice Trowell as a starting cornerback. Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on the iTunes or Google Play Store now!


Following the NC State Spring Game, Cory and Michael take a look back at which players stood out, who stepped up and much more from Saturday's game at Carter-Finley Stadium.


On the latest Pack Pride Podcast, Cory and Deuce discuss the huge month of March for NC State. With multiple individual national champions, two top-five finishes and a baseball team that continues to rise in the rankings, we take a look at all of the Pack's achievements.

At the 22-minute mark, NC State guard Devon Daniels joins the show to talk about his expectations for the upcoming season and how he prepared during his season off the court.

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We're just days away from the 2018 NC State Spring Game on Saturday, April 7 at Carter-Finley Stadium. R. Cory Smith and Michael Clark break down which position groups and players to watch in the live scrimmage.

We also take a look at the recruiting angle and a few big names that are expected to be on campus for the big weekend. 

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On the latest football recruiting podcast, Cory and Michael discuss Pack Pride's first 2019 mock class release. With more than 15 players in the opening mock class, there is a wealth of talent that could be heading to Raleigh.

Where would the class rank if State lands every target? How good of a spot is the Pack in with Savion Jackson? How beneficial can the Spring Game be for recruiting? We break it all down on the Pack2K19 Podcast.

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On the latest Pack Pride Podcast, Cory and Deuce break down the release of Omer Yurtseven from NC State. Yurtseven will pursue a professional career or transfer to another program after being granted his release by Kevin Keatts.

Will Yurtseven actually transfer to another program? What impact did Yurtseven have on his time in Raleigh? We take a look at everything on this week's podcast.

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On the latest football recruiting podcast, Cory and Michael take a look at NC State's huge Friday practice filled with in-state recruits. That practice led to a commitment from 6-foot-4 wideout Chris Toudle, which we break down for NC State fans.

Finally, Michael offers a look at some of the most talented players to watch who have been trending toward the Wolfpack recently. 


Following NC State's loss to Seton Hall in the 2018 NCAA Tournament, Cory and Deuce take a look at what went wrong for the Wolfpack in Wichita, Kansas.

We also look back on the turnaround season as a whole in Kevin Keatts' first year with the Pack along with a lookahead to the future of the program with the current players coming back and incoming freshmen and eligible transfers getting playing time next year.


Following the 2018 NCAA Tournament Selection show, Cory and Deuce discuss NC State earning the No. 9 seed and the upcoming matchup with No. 8-seeded Seton Hall in Wichita, Kansas.

The guys also break down the overall Midwest Region bracket and the potential for a matchup with No. 1 Kansas if the Pack prevails over Seton Hall. And is the Wolfpack in the "Bracket of Death" in this year's March Madness?


Following NC State's loss in the 2018 ACC Tournament, Cory and Deuce break down what went wrong for the Wolfpack after the 91-87 defeat in Brooklyn.

We also take a look at the likely seeding for the Pack in the NCAA Tournament and areas where Keatts' squad needs to improve heading into March Madness.

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Saturday's win over Louisville capped off a 21-10 (11-7 ACC) season for NC State under first-year head coach Kevin Keatts. Cory and Deuce take a look at the win and what it means in the grand scheme for the Wolfpack basketball program.

We also take a look ahead at what the No. 5 seed means for NC State and what the route to Saturday would potentially look like.