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.

Two positions of need this coming up season are undoubtedly the middle of the defense and place kicker. Luckily, the Pack has some of the top prospects in the country coming in at both with the likes of Payton Wilson, Calvin Hart and, of course, Chris Dunn.

Will Wilson redshirt? Can Hart carve out a role right away? Is Dunn already handed the place-kicking role? Steve Williams breaks down both positions and expectations moving forward on the latest PACK2K18 Podcast.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 8:22pm EDT

On the latest Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, Cory and Deuce offer their analysis following the Wolfpack's huge win over UNC in Chapel Hill. With the Wolfpack moving to 15-7 (5-4 ACC), the guys break down where the team currently stands and how the Pack is overachieving as February approaches.

Nyheim Hines also joins the show to talk about his decision to head to the draft, his preparation for the NFL and reflect on his time at NC State.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 11:53pm EDT

Steve Williams takes a look at the current crop of signees along the defensive line for the 2018 class. With local names like Alim McNeill and Joseph Boletepeli coming in and JUCO transfer Joe Babros expected to make an immediate impact, Steve breaks down everything NC State fans need to know.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 10:43am EDT

On this week's Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, Cory and Deuce are joined live by NC State wrestling coach Pat Popolizio and talk to Jaylen Samuels from San Diego prior to playing in the Senior Bowl.

We also discuss the previous week for NC State, including the Wake Forest win, controversial ending against Miami and Kentavius Street and Devin Leary's standout performances in the Shrine Game and Polynesian Bowls, respectively. The guys also discuss the upcoming Pitt and UNC matchups for the Pack ahead of a huge week on the road for the basketball team.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 12:04pm EDT

In the latest recruiting podcast, Steve Williams breaks down the incoming offensive line signees for the Pack. Whether it's Jalynn Strickland, Kahric Belle or in-state prospect Gabriel Gonzalez, NC State has a wealth of size coming to Raleigh in the trenches.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 11:27am EDT

On this week's Pack Pride Podcast at The Players' Retreat, Cory and Deuce discuss the wild week in NC State Athletics that included a win over Clemson, Nyheim Hines, Will Richardson and Jalan McClendon departing the football team and the upcoming games against Wake Forest and Miami.

Former Wolfpack safety Shawn Boone also joins the show to discuss his time in Raleigh and preparation for the 2018 NFL Draft.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 2:24pm EDT

Steve Williams gives his breakdown of the incoming wide receivers for the 2018 class, including local wideout Devin Carter and another New Jersey athlete in Jasiah Provillon. Keep checking back for more from the PACK2K18 Podcast with more analysis to come!

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 9:14am EDT

Pack Pride breaks down the full football class of 2018 in a position-by-position podcast. In the first podcast, Steve takes a look at the backs, featuring Army All-American running back Ricky Person, Elite 11 quarterback Devin Leary and more talented players in the upcoming class.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 10:27pm EDT

On this week's Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, Cory and Duece discuss an eventful week for NC State that included a win over No. 2 Duke in basketball, Ryan Finley's return and a huge performance from Ricky Person in the Army Bowl.

Pack Pride covers it all, along with Person himself joining the podcast fresh off the airplane before his first classes at NC State.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 3:07am EDT

After a huge Sun Bowl win to finish the year at 9-4 overall, Editor R. Cory Smith takes a look at the 2017 season for NC State football and takes a look ahead at what Wolfpack fans should look forward to this offseason and next fall.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 11:35am EDT

On the final edition of the Pregame Podcast for the 2017 season, Chris Karpman of Sun Devils Source joins the podcast to discuss the matchup with Arizona State in the Sun Bowl. Karpman discusses the versatility of quarterback Manny Wilkins, both sides of the ball for ASU and where the team currently stands with its head coach fired and offensive coordinator already leaving the team.

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On this week's podcast, Carlos Rodon and Elliott Avent join Editor R. Cory Smith live from The Players' Retreat to discuss everything baseball -- Wolfpack and White Sox. Whether it's the battles between Rodon and Avent when Rodon didn't want to come out of games, the camaraderie of NC State baseball or life after playing for the Pack, everything is discussed in this week's podcast.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 2:19am EDT

Following the signing of 21 players on the first ever early National Signing Day, Cory and Steve break down what the haul looks like for NC State. Which position saw the most growth? Which player has the highest expectations? Who is the underrated player with the most upside? The Pack Pride crew breaks it all down for the No. 22 class in the country.


On this week's Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, our recruiting blowout episode includes Steve Wiltfong and Evan Daniels of 247Sports.

Wiltfong and Daniels break down both NC State football and basketball recruiting classes, respectively, along with national headlines, which players will make the most immediate impact and more as both classes are nearly wrapped up.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 12:54am EDT

On this week's Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, former NC State basketball star Tom Gugliotta joins Cory and Deuce to discuss playing in the Old Barn, Jim Valvano and longevity in the NBA as a 13-year veteran.

Cory and Deuce also take a look back at a wild week for NC State athletics between football and basketball making headlines nationally.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT