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 this week's Pack Pride Podcast, Michael and Cory discuss two players they each feel are standing out in Pack Camp thus far. They also take a look at where the Wolfpack stands at the safeties and nickel positions with just over two weeks left before the season starts.

Former All-American kicker Marc Primanti also joins the show to talk about his time at NC State. Primanti also breaks down Chris Dunn and his thoughts on the criticism of kickers on social media by college football fans.

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On this week's Pack Pride Podcast, Cory and Michael take a look at the first week of Fall Camp and where the Wolfpack stands. At the end of the show, the guys also break down two of the top positions for NC State with a look at the quarterbacks and wide receivers.

Former NC State linebacker Nate Irving also joins the show to discuss Wolfpack football. A former linebacker with the Broncos, Irving talks about Bradley Chubb's fit and his expectations for the Pack this coming season.

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On the latest Pack Pride Podcast, Cory and Michael break down both the Alpha Wolf Showcase and offer a lookahead to the 2018 NC State football season with analysis of the offensive and defensive line positions.

Sandwiched in between the two segments is an exclusive interview with Earl Wolff. The former NC State safety discusses his time with the Wolfpack, where he's at now ahead of the NFL season and his expectations for NC State football this fall.

Wolff also gives his take on NC State's recent string of recruiting classes and how much recruiting has changed since he committed to State one decade ago. Listen to the entire podcast below and make sure to subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching for the "Pack Pride Podcast" under the podcasts tab.


On this week's Pack19 Podcast, Cory and Michael preview the upcoming Alpha Wolf Showcase. With tons of recruits from the 2019 and 2020 classes expected to flood into Carter-Finley Stadium this Friday, Pack Pride takes a look at some of the biggest names on the list.

But it's not all about the targets in each class, the current commits will also be in Raleigh for the Alpha Wolf. What role will the commits play on Friday? Where does NC State stand with some of the 2019 and 2020 classes? Find out more on the Pack19 Podcast!

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On this week's Pack19 Podcast, Cory Smith and Michael Clark take a look at the recent commits for NC State in the last week. With elite talent in Zonovan Knight, Joshua Harris and Khalid Martin joining the fold, we analyze what it all means for the recruiting class and program as a whole.

Is NC State wrapped up at each of the positions? Who's next for NC State when it comes to the 2019 class? How unprecedented is this year's class for the program? Cory and Michael break it all down on the podcast.

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On the latest Pack Pride Podcast, Cory sits down for an exclusive interview with NC State guard C.J. Bryce. The former UNCW standout sat out a full season and is eager to finally hit the court this coming winter.

Bryce discussed what he's worked on during his season off, his development under Kevin Keatts, taking on a veteran role on a young team and a lightning round to get to know the new face for the Wolfpack.

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On the latest Pack Pride Podcast, Editor R. Cory Smith is joined by a very special guest in former NC State quarterback Roman Gabriel. Commonly known as the founding member of "QBU," Gabriel has his name forever enshrined in the NC State Hall of Fame.

Cory and Roman discuss the current campaign to get him in the NFL Hall of Fame, his legacy at NC State and his thoughts on the current members of QBU in the NFL. Listen to the podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching "Pack Pride Podcast."

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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

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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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