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Coming off a 45-42 win over Wake Forest, NC State now heads to Blacksburg, Va. for its first road contest of the season. Evan Watkins of VTScoop on the 247Sports Network joins us to discuss the Hokies ahead of their season opener.

Will Hendon Hooker or Brock Burmeister lead VT under center? Are the transfer running backs ready to lead the offense? What are the expectations for LB Rayshard Ashby? Which team will pull out the win according to Evan?