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Coming off a 9-3 (6-2 ACC) season, NC State has officially accepted an invite to the Holiday Bowl in San Diego. Cory and Michael take a look at what the bowl means for the program and a first look at UCLA leading up to the matchup.

What does this opportunity mean for Dave Doeren and the team looking for a 10th win? Is there any impact on recruiting with the game on FOX in primetime? Who are the players to know for Chip Kelly's first winning team at UCLA?