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

With basketball season in full swing and spring camp still nearly one month away, it's still never too early to talk about NC State football. And with the ACC releasing the full schedule on Monday evening, Michael and Cory break it all down on the latest podcast.

How favorable is the schedule for NC State in conference play? What is the toughest stretch of the season for the Pack? How critical will a strong start be for State on the season? We cover it all on this podcast!

Coming off his most dominant performance to date against Wake Forest over the weekend, D.J. Burns joins Cory Smith on this edition of the Pack Pride Podcast. This 1-on-1 interview covers everything from Burns' huge season, his NIL opportunities, his signature shades and much more.

Burns also discusses why he enjoys being a "Dinosaur" in today's game, thriving off the belief from his teammates and coaches, his response to Wake Forest fans heckling him, plans for next year and much more. Listen to the full podcast with Burns below!

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 12:04pm EDT

With the NHL Stadium Series coming to Carter-Finley Stadium in a few weeks, the Icepack will get a chance to utilize the stadium just a few days later. Cory Smith and James Curle are joined by Icepack head coach Tim Healy to discuss the season, the Frozen Finley game and much more!

The guys will also break down the huge wins for both the men's and women's hoops programs throughout the last week. All that, along with a recap of Katelyn Tuohy's record-setting weekend, why wrestling's win was important and more.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 8:15am EDT