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

NC State kicks off the 2023 football season in just over 48 hours against UConn, so we're wrapping up our Pack Pride Primers with a look at the special teams unit! Michael Clark and Cory Smith discuss the situations at kicker, punter and new names to know on the return team.

Can veteran transfer Brayden Narveson fill the shoes of Christopher Dunn this fall? Will Caden "Boomkester" Noonkester carry over his strong finish last fall to 2023? How critical is Joe Shimko's return at long snapper? And who are the names to know for the Pack in the return game? We cover it all on this podcast!

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