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NC State returns home this Thursday night for a primetime showdown against Virginia Tech in Carter-Finley Stadium. Doug Bowman of VTScoop joins the pregame podcast to discuss the Hokies' struggles this season, what areas they looked to improve during the bye and more.

Will Grant Wells look to use his legs more against the Wolfpack's defense? What has led to the struggles running the ball for the Hokies? How improved is Dax Hollifield at linebacker, and does VT have other impact players on defense around him? Get all that and more on this week's podcast!