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With the NC State 2023 football season exactly one week away, there's no better time to start previewing each and every position group for the Wolfpack! The Pack has to replace two of the most productive linebackers in school history with the departures of Isaiah Moore and Drake Thomas, but has experienced players waiting in the wings..

Cory Smith and Michael Clark take an in-depth look at the return of Payton Wilson along with Devon Betty, Jaylon Scott and Caden Fordham all looking to step up. Can Wilson stay healthy and put together another monster year at the WILL? What is the buzz on Betty and Scott out of camp? How key will Fordham be this season with limited depth behind him?

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