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NC State returns home for the first time in nearly one month against the toughest opponent it will face all year -- defending national champion Clemson. Matt Connolly of The State joins the Pregame Podcast once again to take a look at the Tigers ahead of Saturday's contest.

How pissed off is this Clemson team after being left out of the Top 4 of the College Football Playoff rankings? Has Trevor Lawrence settled in after a rocky start to the year? Is this year's Clemson defense even more potent than last season?

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