Sun, 31 October 2021
Not only did NC State need a win on Saturday against Louisville, it needed its new-look defense to step up in a big way. Cory Smith breaks down the game and why the defense was a catalyst all night long for the Wolfpack along with a look at the offense's resurgence in the fourth quarter.
Cory rides solo in this podcast and also takes a look at Devin Leary's huge night, Drake Thomas embodying Isaiah Moore and hands out game balls on both sides of the ball!
Direct download: Postgame_Podcast_-_NC_State_vs._Louisville_2021_-_103121_4.27_AM.mp3
Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 5:04am EDT
Thu, 28 October 2021
NC State is looking to rebound from the Miami loss this Saturday with its first home game in nearly one month vs. Louisville. Jody Demling of The Cardinal Authority on 247Sports joins Cory to discuss the Cardinals and the matchup with the Wolfpack.
What has made Malik Cunningham even more lethal this year as a dual-threat QB? Who are the playmakers for the offense outside of Cunningham? Why do Pack fans need to know the name Yasir Abdullah? Who is Jody picking for Saturday?
Direct download: Pregame_Podcast_-_NC_State_vs._Louisville_2021_-_102821_8.03_AM.mp3
Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 9:09am EDT
Tue, 26 October 2021
Less than one week ago, Amedeo's founder Amedeo "Dick" DeAngelis passed away. James and Cory share their thoughts on the Wolfpack legend and his impact on the NC State community before reflecting on the Miami loss.
In the second segment, Wolfpack legend Earl Wolff joins the podcast! Wolff discusses his time with the Pack, gives his thoughts on attending the Miami game, his interest in coaching with NC State and much more!
Direct download: Pack_Pride_Weekly_Podcast_ep_103.mp3
Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 10:50am EDT
Sun, 24 October 2021
On a night where NC State did a lot of things right on both sides of the ball, missed assignments and mental mistakes led to a Miami win by a final of 31-30. Michael and Cory take a look back on the loss and what it means for the season.
How impactful was the loss of Isaiah Moore for the defense in late-game situations? How much did the miscues hurt the Pack in the end? What comes next as NC State aims to get back on track at home against Louisville?
Direct download: Postgame_Podcast_-_NC_State_shits_the_bed_in_Miami_-_102421_3.22_AM.mp3
Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 10:04am EDT
Thu, 21 October 2021
Coming off its first road win of the season, NC State travels to Miami this Saturday night to take on the Hurricanes in primetime. David Lake of InsideTheU joins Cory to break down the Canes' 2-4 (0-2 ACC) start, takes an in-depth look at both sides of the ball and gives his prediction.
How much different is Tyler Van Dyke at QB and why does his mouth run faster than his legs? Who are the playmakers to know on offense and defense? Who does David believe will pull out the win?
Direct download: Pregame_Podcast_-_Miami_vs._NC_State_2021_-_10_21_21_1.08_AM.mp3
Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 8:14am EDT
Tue, 19 October 2021
NC State not only earned its first road win of the 2021 season, but did so in convincing fashion against Boston College. James and Cory are joined by former NC State WR Richard Washington to discuss the Pack's win in Chestnut Hill, the upcoming matchup in Miami and his time with the program.
The guys also explain why the BC win was so critical, go in-depth on the road ahead for the Pack and discuss the Wolfpack women's soccer win over UNC-Chapel Hill over the weekend.
Direct download: Pack_Pride_Weekly_Podcast_ep_102.mp3
Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 9:20am EDT
Sun, 17 October 2021
No. 22 NC State lived up to its ranking and more with a dominant showing at Boston College in a 33-7 victory. Michael and Cory take a look back on the complete effort from the Wolfpack to clinch the first road win of the season.
The guys break down everything from Devin Leary's continued growth, huge catches by the wideouts, the defense's smothering play and the special teams stepping up after struggling in the last road contest.
Direct download: Postgame_Podcast_-_BC_vs._NC_State_2021_-_10_17_21_2.13_AM.mp3
Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 3:12am EDT
Thu, 14 October 2021
After a week off for both programs, NC State and Boston College will resume their strong seasons in Chestnut Hill on Saturday evening. Tyler Calvaruso of Eagle Insider joins the Pregame Podcast to break down BC and the matchup as a whole.
What has changed about the BC offense without Phil Jurkovec? How have Pat Garwo III and Zay Flowers continued to carry the offense? Who are the playmakers to know in the Eagles' defense? Finally, what is Calvaruso's prediction for Saturday?
Direct download: Pregame_Podcast_-_BC_vs._NC_State_2021_-_10_14_21_8.01_AM.mp3
Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 8:58am EDT
Tue, 12 October 2021
NC State comes off a bye week at 4-1 (1-0 ACC) with all of its goals and opportunities ahead of it. James and Cory take a look back on the start of the season for the Wolfpack, recap the Louisiana Tech win and look forward to the final seven matchups as the Pack aims to do some damage in the ACC.
The guys also discuss the entire ACC as a whole and give their thoughts on the most surprising programs -- good and bad -- along with their predictions for the rest of the way. We cap it off with a quick look at both men's and women's basketball ahead of ACC Media Days.
Direct download: Pack_Pride_Weekly_Podcast_ep_101.mp3
Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 1:22pm EDT
Sun, 3 October 2021
It wasn't easy, but NC State (4-1, 1-0 ACC) held on to beat a tough Louisiana Tech team (2-3, 1-0 C-USA) Saturday night, 34-27, inside Carter Finley Stadium. The offense came alive in the second half and the defense made some timely plays, including a game-sealing interception from safety Jakeen Harris. Michael and Cory break it all down in the Pack Pride Postgame Podcast.
How big were the performances of running backs Ricky Person and Zonovan Knight? How impactful were dynamite linebacker Isaiah Moore and Drake Thomas? What does this performance say about the Wolfpack?
Direct download: Postgame_Podcast_-_LA_Tech_vs._NC_State_2021_-_10_3_21_1.27_AM.mp3
Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT