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

Days after news broke of Des Kitchings' release, NC State has already brought in former Texas OC Tim Beck to take over as offensive coordinator. Though the news isn't official -- yet -- Cory and Michael analyze the hire from every angle.

How significant of a hire was this for the Wolfpack? What does Tim Beck's track record say about his future? Will he carry his recruiting success from Austin to Raleigh? Does the Pack's personnel fit his system right away?

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