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NC State has landed its first four-star prospect of the 2023 class in Havelock (N.C.) tight end Javonte Vereen. Michael Clark and Cory Smith break down the impact of landing Vereen on the class on the Pack23 Podcast.

What type of player is the Pack getting in Vereen? What are his biggest strengths for the next level? How much of an impact can he have on the 2023 class? And most importantly -- who's next?!

The hits just keep coming this offseason for NC State men's basketball with Manny Bates becoming the fourth player to enter the Transfer Portal. Miles and Cory take a look at the impact of his departure and what led to him and Cam Hayes entering the portal?

The guys also break down the latest on Dereon Seabron and Terquavion Smith along with a look at the assistant coaching search on this podcast!