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NC State's first ACC game will be on the road in Charlottesville against a Virginia program looking to drastically turn things around this fall. The Cavaliers lost several key pieces over the last year -- including new NC State QB Brennan Armstrong -- but hope to make a statement in their ACC home opener against the Pack.

Jacquie Franciulli of Wahoos247 joins Cory Smith on this episode of the Pack Pride Podcast to take a deeper dive into the Hoos. What are the expectations for this year's team? Who are the names to know on both sides of the ball? How important is this game with all of the connections between the two rosters?

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