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The fireworks started early on the 4th of July for NC State fans, with the Wolfpack landing two of its top defensive targets in the 2023 class. In-state nickel Tamarcus Cooley jumped on board first, which was followed by Florida safety Daemon Fagan later in the evening.

Michael and Cory break down the two highly-touted defensive backs, where they fit in the 3-3-5 system, how important they are to the overall class and what their commitments mean for the rest of the class.