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 Pack19 Podcast, Pack Pride editor Cory Smith and football analyst Michael Clark discuss the newest commitments for NC State football.

How huge are the commitments of C.J. Clark and Ikem Ekwonu for the 2019 class? What it mean for Kam Walker to blueshirt this season? Who will be next for the Wolfpack's star-studded recruiting class?

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Following Savion Jackson's commitment, Pack Pride Editor R. Cory Smith and football analyst Michael Clark take a look at the overall impact for NC State in the 2019 class, the updated depth chart at defensive end and what his impact will be as a recruiter.

Will Jackson bring in more top talent for the Pack? How special is the 2019 class shaping up to be? Who is next for the Pack19 class? Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or search for the "Pack Pride Podcast" on Spotify.


On the latest Pack Pride Podcast, Editor R. Cory Smith sits down for an exclusive interview with NC State Athletics Director Debbie Yow. Among the topics in the first podcast, we discuss:

  • Importance of upgrading facilities -- including Doak Field
  • Projects on NC State's bucket list
  • Possible retirement date; pride in where program stands
  • Involvement in search for the next AD?
  • Balancing success of revenue sports compared to Olympic sports
  • Thoughts on ACC wanting to expand NCAA Tournament, transfer rules
  • Beer and wine sales coming to Carter-Finley?
  • Will there be additional parking for football season?
  • What does the future of NC State look like?

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On the latest Pack Pride Podcast, Editor R. Cory Smith sits down for an exclusive interview with NC State Athletics Director Debbie Yow. Among the topics in the first podcast, we discuss:

  • Overall success of the program
  • First-year head coaches making postseason
  • Kevin Keatts' quick turnaround for men's basketball
  • Importance of keeping Dave Doeren at NC State
  • Football developing players for NFL; impact on recruiting
  • ACC officials -- enough said
  • Impact of social media on job as an AD
  • Power 5 revenue and ACC Network impact
  • Importance of upgrading facilities -- including Doak Field

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or on Spotify by searching "Pack Pride Podcast."

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On the latest Pack19 Podcast, Cory Smith and Michael Clark break down the most recent commitment for NC State in 2018 linebacker Drake Thomas. The Heritage standout made his commitment at his high school on Friday and Pack Pride was on scene.

Cory and Michael analyze the fit for Thomas with the program, the current depth at the linebacker position and what he means as a recruiter for the program moving forward. Listen to the podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching "Pack Pride Podcast" now! 


On the latest football recruiting podcast, R. Cory Smith and Michael Clark break down the latest additions to the Pack 19 class. With Jamious Griffin entering the fold, we take a look at the upcoming depth chart at RB and who he compares to, and analyze the addition of Jaylon Scott.

We also look ahead to Friday's commitment announcement for 4-star tight end Luke Deal and where the Wolfpack stands with just days remaining. Listen to the full podcast below, subscribe on iTunes or the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching "Pack Pride Podcast."


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?

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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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