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

On this week's podcast, Carlos Rodon and Elliott Avent join Editor R. Cory Smith live from The Players' Retreat to discuss everything baseball -- Wolfpack and White Sox. Whether it's the battles between Rodon and Avent when Rodon didn't want to come out of games, the camaraderie of NC State baseball or life after playing for the Pack, everything is discussed in this week's podcast.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 2:19am EST

Following the signing of 21 players on the first ever early National Signing Day, Cory and Steve break down what the haul looks like for NC State. Which position saw the most growth? Which player has the highest expectations? Who is the underrated player with the most upside? The Pack Pride crew breaks it all down for the No. 22 class in the country.

On this week's Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, our recruiting blowout episode includes Steve Wiltfong and Evan Daniels of 247Sports.

Wiltfong and Daniels break down both NC State football and basketball recruiting classes, respectively, along with national headlines, which players will make the most immediate impact and more as both classes are nearly wrapped up.

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On this week's Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, former NC State basketball star Tom Gugliotta joins Cory and Deuce to discuss playing in the Old Barn, Jim Valvano and longevity in the NBA as a 13-year veteran.

Cory and Deuce also take a look back at a wild week for NC State athletics between football and basketball making headlines nationally.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 1:59pm EST

Following the signing of a new contract that will keep NC State head coach Dave Doeren in Raleigh for at least the next five years, Cory and Steve Williams discuss what this means for the program. With focus on angles such as recruiting, returning juniors/graduates and what it means for the continuity of coordinators, Pack Pride covers every angle for Wolfpack Nation.

On this week's Pack Pride Podcast, Cory and Deuce are joined by guest host Patrick Kearney, a football manager, to discuss the Wolfpack's win over UNC and what the environment was like on the field.

Michael Clark, 247Sports' regional recruiting analyst for football in this region, jumps on to talk about the Pack's pursuit of Payton Wilson and thoughts on the impact of the 2018 class.

For the final Postgame Podcast of the 2017 regular season, Pack Pride Editor R. Cory Smith breaks down the 33-21 win over North Carolina behind Nyheim Hines' record-setting performance. With the bowl season approaching, Cory also takes a look at the end of the season for the senior class along with evaluating whether Ryan Finley should stay or go given his entire body of work this year.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 1:38am EST

On this week's Pregame Podcast, Cory discusses the UNC matchup with Brant Wilkerson-New of the Greensboro News-Record. Brant writes about the entire ACC, giving him a larger perspective of the huge rivalry matchup and how the two teams' seasons have unfolded heading into Saturday.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 10:25am EST

On this week's Pack Pride Podcast live from The Players' Retreat, former Wolfpack quarterback and pitcher Terry Harvey joins Cory and Deuce to discuss NC State football's season, his thoughts on Ryan Finley and where the team goes from here.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 10:28am EST

This basketball season, Deuce and Papa Corch will be providing Wolfpack fans with previews of what's to come for NC State basketball. This week, they take a look at the Battle 4 Atlantis, which starts with a huge test against No. 2 Arizona on Wednesday night.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

Following NC State's 30-24 loss to Wake Forest, Pack Pride Editor R. Cory Smith discusses the heartbreaking loss and the response to Emeka Emezie's goal line fumble from the player himself and his teammates.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 1:08am EST

Conor O'Neill of the Winston-Salem Journal joins Pack Pride Editor R. Cory Smith for the Pregame Podcast prior to the NC State vs. Wake Forest showdown.

Conor discusses the explosive Wake offense, John Wolford's transformation and the Deacs' struggling defense. Get ready for the in-state clash with Wake's beat writer.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 1:29am EST

Before he exits the NC State beat, Joe Giglio of the News & Observer joined the Pack Pride Podcast to reflect on his years covering the Wolfpack, his thoughts on the future of the basketball program and his history on the beat.

With the discussion running a little long this week, Cory and Deuce quickly do a rundown of the last week in basketball recruiting and look back one last time at the BC win.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 3:37pm EST

Following NC State's 17-14 win over Boston College, Editor R. Cory Smith breaks down the Wolfpack's seventh victory of the year, players of the games and more in this week's postgame podcast from Chestnut Hill.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 6:28pm EST

Leading up to the first of two Atlantic Division road games, Editor R. Cory Smith spoke with Boston College beat writer Rich Thompson about the matchup.

Whether it was the Eagles’ massive turnaround since a 2-4 start, A.J. Dillon’s success at tailback or the potent defense, Thompson touched on a little bit of everything in the Pregame Podcast. Also a beat writer for the Patriots, Thompson shared his thoughts on a former Wolfpack player making a huge impact for New England since exiting Raleigh.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 12:07am EST