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

With NC State football opened up spring camp, the Wolfpack basketball team's season winding down and several non-revenue sports winning in big ways, it was a busy weekend in Raleigh. Cory Smith and Michael Clark discuss the most important topics surrounding the Pack on the latest Pack Pride Podcast.

How impressive did the Pack football team look on opening day of camp? What does NC State need to do to lock in a spot in the NCAA Tournament? What has made the Pack 9's start so special?

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With NC State spring camp officially kicking off on Saturday, Cory and Michael take a look at what to watch for the Wolfpack. Just months after the end of the 2018 season, the Pack has a lot of spots to fill and names to know.

How will the new assistant coaches impact the position battles in camp? Who are the early favorites for Cory and Michael to win the QB job? Which early enrollees will make an instant impact?

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On this week's Pregame Podcast, Cory Smith is joined by Mike Waters, Syracuse beat writer for Syracuse.com and Syracuse Post-Standard, to discuss the upcoming matchup between the Wolfpack and the Orange.

How critical is the play of Tyus Battle to the success of the program? Where is Syracuse at in the development of this year's version of the 2-3 zone? Which freshman guard has played a critical role off the bench for the Orange in ACC play?

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With the baseball season exactly one week away, Aaron Fitt of D1Baseball joins Cory to discuss the start of NC State's season. The Wolfpack comes into the season outside of several preseason Top 25 lists -- including sitting just outside the D1Baseball rankings despite having three preseason All-Americans.

How important will the trio of Will Wilson, Patrick Bailey and Kent Klyman be for the Pack9? Which player needs to step up the most following the exits of Brock Deatherage and Brett Kinneman in the lineup? Who are some of the possible starters behind Reid Johnston in the rotation?


With the final National Signing Day for the 2019 in the rearview mirror, NC State has pieced together the No. 26 recruiting class in the country, according to 247Sports. The Wolfpack has now locked in a combined 12 four-star players -- six in each class -- by the 247Sports rankings and all at positions of need in the coming years.

Michael and Cory take a look at the final players added with Jordan Houston and Cecil Powell as the only true members of the 2019 class. What will transfers Levi Jones and Tabari Hines add for the future of the program? What's the situation with Delbert Mimms?

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On this week's Pregame Podcast, Cory Smith is joined by Brant Wilkerson-New, ACC writer for the Greensboro News-Record, to discuss the upcoming matchup between the Wolfpack and Tar Heels.

What can NC State fans expect to see from the streaking Heels offensively? Can the Pack find its mojo in Chapel Hill again after an embarrassing loss to Virginia Tech? Who are the biggest stars to watch for UNC?

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On this week's Pregame Podcast, Cory Smith is joined by Mike Barber, Virginia beat writer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, to discuss the upcoming matchup between the Wolfpack and the Cavaliers.

What makes Kyle Guy such a special player in the UVA system? How has De'Andre Hunter changed the Hoos' offense as a starter? Why is this year's offense scoring as a much higher clip than Tony Bennett's first eight seasons in Charlottesville?

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On this week's Pregame Podcast, Cory Smith is joined by Michael McCammon, Louisville writer for Cardinal Authority, to discuss the upcoming matchup between the Wolfpack and the Cardinals.

What can Wolfpack fans expect to see from Jordan Nwora? How has Chris Mack turned the program around in less than one year? Which transfer guard has played the biggest role for the Cards in ACC play?

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NC State is off to a 13-1 start to the season, matching its best mark since the 1973-74 national championship campaign. With that in mind, Cory and Deuce break down the start to the year for the Pack.

How difficult was the come-from-behind victory over Miami? Which player has been the biggest surprise heading into ACC play? Can the Wolfpack pull off a Top 25 matchup against UNC for the first time in 30 years?

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NC State dropped to 9-4 (5-3 ACC) on the season after a 52-13 loss to No. 19 Texas A&M (9-4, 5-3 SEC) in the 2018 Gator Bowl. Cory and Michael take a look back on the final game of 2018 on New Year's Day.

Pack Pride breaks down the takeaways from the loss, how C.J. Riley and Brock Miller performed as well as a final season overview. We also provide a lookahead to the 2019 season -- which will see freshmen enrolling on Wednesday.

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On the final Pregame Podcast of 2018, Cory Smith is joined by Jeff Tarpley, Texas A&M beat writer for GigEm247, to discuss the upcoming matchup between the Wolfpack and the Aggies in the Gator Bowl.

What makes Kellen Mond special under center? How difficult is it to stop Trayveon Williams? How big of an impact will losing two defensive starters have for the Aggies?

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On this week's Pack Pride Podcast, Cory Smith and Michael Clark break down the complete early crop of signees for NC State.

Michael and Cory take a look at the stars and surprises on the offensive and defensive side of the ball. They also discuss what comes next -- including the status of Jamious Griffin and which positions the Wolfpack is targeting moving forward.

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On this week's Pack Pride Podcast, Cory and Michael break down the departures of both Eliah Drinkwitz and Dwayne Ledford. Where does this leave the program and what impact does it have on recruiting?

We also take a look at the recent additions of Porter Rooks and Ty Evans in the 2020 and 2019 recruiting classes, respectively. Both players add offensive weapons to each class, but what brought them to Raleigh? We discuss their recruiting journeys.

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NC State clinched a second straight nine-win season and secured a Gator Bowl berth following the 58-3 win over ECU on Saturday. Cory and Michael take a look back at the game in the latest Postgame Podcast.

Both guys break down their most memorable records or marks set in the game along with one final look at the 2018 regular season. Between the growth of the running game over the last several weeks and the passing game setting several season and career records, there was plenty to take away from Saturday's win over the Pirates.

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On this week's Pregame Podcast, Stephen Igoe of Hoist The Colours with the 247Sports network discusses the upcoming matchup between ECU and NC State with Cory Smith.

Which quarterback will start the matchup with NC State? Who are the biggest playmakers in the passing game? How much of an impact can AAC Defensive Player of the Year Nate Harvey have against NC State's offense? Igoe breaks it all down with Pack Pride.

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