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

With basketball season in full swing and spring camp still nearly one month away, it's still never too early to talk about NC State football. And with the ACC releasing the full schedule on Monday evening, Michael and Cory break it all down on the latest podcast.

How favorable is the schedule for NC State in conference play? What is the toughest stretch of the season for the Pack? How critical will a strong start be for State on the season? We cover it all on this podcast!