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NC State vs. Syracuse are set to match up on Saturday in the first ranked matchup ever played between the two teams. James Finneral of CuseNation joins Cory Smith to breakdown the No. 18 Orange on the latest edition of the Pregame Podcast.

Finneral discusses the growth of Garrett Shrader, what makes Sean Tucker such a dynamic tailback, the strength of the defense at linebacker and gives a prediction for Saturday's showdown. Listen to the full podcast to prepare for the Top-25 matchup!