Fri, 28 August 2020
Despite the change in schedule, we're still less than one month away NC State's 2020 football season kicking off on Sept. 19. With the Wolfpack recently starting fall camp, Michael and Cory will take a look at every position leading up to the matchup with Wake Forest.
What needs to happen for Alim McNeill to take the next step? Who are the contenders for the defensive line rotations? Does the depth at linebacker and starting lineup of Isaiah Moore, Payton Wilson and Louis Acceus make it the best position group on the roster? How much will Tony Gibson's defense lean on both positions?
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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 4:28pm EST
Thu, 27 August 2020
Following an outbreak within NC State Athletics, the program put a pause on all activities and delayed the football season opener. Cory and James return to Amedeo's for the first time to discuss everything in the last week for the Pack.
What led to the stoppage for NC State and moving the Virginia Tech game? How does this affect the season? Just how good has Trea Turner been in the last two weeks? What does the addition of Nikki West add to the WBB program?
Fri, 21 August 2020
We're less than one month away NC State's 2020 football season kicking off on Sept. 12. With the Wolfpack set for its first scrimmage on Saturday, Michael and Cory will take a look at every position leading up to the matchup with Virginia Tech.
What will the starting wide receiver corps look like? Which wideouts need to step up the most? Will the tight ends be a strength of the offense this season? How does the depth of the offensive line look midway through fall camp?
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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 4:21pm EST
Thu, 20 August 2020
While the main topic of discussion for college sports has been on the fall season, Kevin Keatts and NC State men's basketball have returned to the court as well. Keatts joins Cory and James on this week's podcast to discuss the offseason and look forward to his fourth year with the Pack.
What does Keatts think about his current roster? How are the freshmen performing this offseason? Is Keatts a proponent of the "NCAA Bubble" idea? What has Mike Summey brought to the program?
Keatts' interview begins at the 21:24 mark, but make sure to listen to James and Cory discuss the first day in full pads for NC State football and basketball recruiting in the opening portion!
Fri, 14 August 2020
We're less than one month away NC State's 2020 football season kicking off on Sept. 12. With the Wolfpack recently starting fall camp, Michael and Cory will take a look at every position leading up to the matchup with Virginia Tech.
What needs to happen for Devin Leary to take the next step? Who are the contenders for the backup QB spot? Is running back the best position group on the roster? How will Tim Beck's offense impact both positions?
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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 2:40pm EST
Thu, 13 August 2020
There may be some uncertainty when it comes to college sports, but that's never stopped us from putting out quality podcasts. This week, James and Cory are joined by a Wolfpack legend Scott Wood, who discussed a wide range of topics on this week's Pack Pride Weekly Podcast.
Just how many times was the "Corner" play successful? Did he see T.J. Warren having this much success in the NBA bubble? What are his thoughts on college football seasons being cancelled?
Sat, 8 August 2020
NC State landed its fifth four-star prospect in either the 247Sports rankings or 247Sports Composite rankings on Saturday afternoon with Oakboro (N.C.) West Stanly LB Jordan Poole committing to the Pack.
Michael Clark and Cory Smith take a look at what his commitment means for State, why he picked the Pack, how he fits into the system and who's next for State's 2021 class on the Pack Pride Podcast!
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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm EST
Thu, 6 August 2020
It's been a busy week for the Wolfpack, whether it was fall camp starting for football, D.J. Funderburk returning, T.J. Warren bursting the NBA's bubble or some big baseball news. James and Cory cover it all in this week's podcast!
What does Funderburk's return mean for the 2020-21 roster and young players? How seriously is NC State taking health precautions during fall camp? What has led to Warren's emergence?
Thu, 6 August 2020
With just over one month until the start of the regular season, NC State finally knows who it will be facing in 2020. Following the release of the Wolfpack's 2020 schedule, Michael and Cory take a look at the slate an offer an in-depth breakdown of every game and more on the Pack Pride Podcast.
How difficult will the opening stretch of four games on the road in the first seven weeks be for the Pack? What's the toughest three-week stretch for the Pack? Can State close out strong to clinch a seven- or eight-win season this fall?
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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 12:01pm EST
Mon, 3 August 2020
The 2020 football season is just over one month away, but NC State is still not sure who to prepare for in its season opener. Following the ACC shifting the schedule to conference-only with a plus-one model, Michael and Cory break down the matchups and offer their thoughts on the changes.
Did NC State's schedule get easier or tougher? What are the best new matchups on the 2020 schedule? Will fans be allowed in the stadium? Will there even be a season after these drastic changes?
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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 11:48am EST