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 the latest Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, Deuce and Cory discuss the recent wins over Syracuse, Wake Forest and Boston College for the NC State basketball team. At 9-6 in conference play, we break down how important the victories were for the NCAA Tournament resume.

We're also joined by Omer Yurtseven from the Dail Basketball Center prior to the matchup with Wake Forest. Yurt talks about his breakout season and why he ultimately stayed with NC State under first-year head coach Kevin Keatts.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 9:04am EDT

With the 2019 class beginning to get more in focus for the Wolfpack, Editor Cory Smith and football recruiting analyst Michael Clark take a look at some of the top defensive targets for NC State.

The Pack is taking a look at two of the top linebackers in North Carolina and could be eyeing a packaged deal with one of them. Clark also shares one player that is quickly being made a priority ahead of spring practices.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 11:08pm EDT

On this week's Pack Pride Podcast, Ben McCauley joins the guys from The Players' Retreat. The former Wolfpack forward discusses his time with NC State, overseas and the time he's spent with the current players and staff throughout the last several months.

Cory and Deuce also discuss the last week for NC State with the basketball team handed two tough losses and recapping National Signing Day for the Wolfpack.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 8:33pm EDT

It's extremely early in the process of recruiting the 2019 class, but there are already a few offensive players standing out for NC State. With one commit already in offensive lineman Timothy McKay from Wakefield, Cory and Michael discuss a duo of running backs and McKay's commitment on the latest recruiting podcast.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 9:25pm EDT

Following the best recruiting class for NC State during the Dave Doeren era, Michael Clark and Cory Smith analyze the latest signees with Taiyon Palmer, Derrick Eason, Cary Angeline and Val Martin all joining the Pack on National Signing Day.

They also take a look at some of the superlatives for the 2018 class with a look at the earliest contributors and possible diamonds in the rough moving forward.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 12:32am EDT

NC State's incoming defensive backfield crop could get a little more crowded this Wednesday during National Signing Day with the possibility of adding four-star corner Taiyon Palmer. But following the early National Signing Day, Steve Williams offers his take on the current players heading to Raleigh this season.

With the likes of De'Von Graves and Tyler Williams likely moving to the defensive side of the ball full time and the addition of four more corners in the fold, listen to the full podcast for a complete breakdown of the position.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 2:57pm EDT

On the latest podcast with Chris Corchiani Jr. and Chris Corchiani, the two discuss the recent win over UNC and the upcoming matchup with Notre Dame this weekend.

They also discuss the toughest atmospheres they've played in, the biggest standout for NC State at the start of ACC play -- outside of the obvious Omer Yurtseven -- and the Wolfpack's chances at making the NCAA Tournament with nine games left in conference play.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 12:02am EDT

Two positions of need this coming up season are undoubtedly the middle of the defense and place kicker. Luckily, the Pack has some of the top prospects in the country coming in at both with the likes of Payton Wilson, Calvin Hart and, of course, Chris Dunn.

Will Wilson redshirt? Can Hart carve out a role right away? Is Dunn already handed the place-kicking role? Steve Williams breaks down both positions and expectations moving forward on the latest PACK2K18 Podcast.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 8:22pm EDT

On the latest Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, Cory and Deuce offer their analysis following the Wolfpack's huge win over UNC in Chapel Hill. With the Wolfpack moving to 15-7 (5-4 ACC), the guys break down where the team currently stands and how the Pack is overachieving as February approaches.

Nyheim Hines also joins the show to talk about his decision to head to the draft, his preparation for the NFL and reflect on his time at NC State.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 11:53pm EDT

Steve Williams takes a look at the current crop of signees along the defensive line for the 2018 class. With local names like Alim McNeill and Joseph Boletepeli coming in and JUCO transfer Joe Babros expected to make an immediate impact, Steve breaks down everything NC State fans need to know.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 10:43am EDT

On this week's Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, Cory and Deuce are joined live by NC State wrestling coach Pat Popolizio and talk to Jaylen Samuels from San Diego prior to playing in the Senior Bowl.

We also discuss the previous week for NC State, including the Wake Forest win, controversial ending against Miami and Kentavius Street and Devin Leary's standout performances in the Shrine Game and Polynesian Bowls, respectively. The guys also discuss the upcoming Pitt and UNC matchups for the Pack ahead of a huge week on the road for the basketball team.

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

In the latest recruiting podcast, Steve Williams breaks down the incoming offensive line signees for the Pack. Whether it's Jalynn Strickland, Kahric Belle or in-state prospect Gabriel Gonzalez, NC State has a wealth of size coming to Raleigh in the trenches.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 11:27am EDT

On this week's Pack Pride Podcast at The Players' Retreat, Cory and Deuce discuss the wild week in NC State Athletics that included a win over Clemson, Nyheim Hines, Will Richardson and Jalan McClendon departing the football team and the upcoming games against Wake Forest and Miami.

Former Wolfpack safety Shawn Boone also joins the show to discuss his time in Raleigh and preparation for the 2018 NFL Draft.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 2:24pm EDT

Steve Williams gives his breakdown of the incoming wide receivers for the 2018 class, including local wideout Devin Carter and another New Jersey athlete in Jasiah Provillon. Keep checking back for more from the PACK2K18 Podcast with more analysis to come!

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 9:14am EDT

Pack Pride breaks down the full football class of 2018 in a position-by-position podcast. In the first podcast, Steve takes a look at the backs, featuring Army All-American running back Ricky Person, Elite 11 quarterback Devin Leary and more talented players in the upcoming class.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 10:27pm EDT