4-star 2017 Defensive End Elijah Conliffe (Hampton, VA) took an official visit to NC State on September 12th when the Wolfpack played Eastern Kentucky. I caught up with him recently to get his take on the visit.
“The coaches told me how glad they were to have me, and they talked to me about the game that was about to go down. I’ve been there many times now. The Athletic Director, I’ve been talking to her, and listening to what she has been saying during the season,” said Conliffe. “I got to talk to Coach Nielsen. I love his passion. It was a lot of fun. It was a great experience. It was actually the first college game I’ve attended.”
Conliffe hasn’t trimmed his list, but there are a couple of schools that he is focused on right now, and NC State is one of them.
“They’re pretty much up there. I like the school and how it runs,” said Conliffe. “It’s all about family there and they really care about their players. They want to see you grow on the field and off the field as well.”
When asked which schools stand out to him at this point, he listed 4 schools specifically. Back on August 31st, Conliffe said that NC State was recruiting him the hardest.
“I like Tennessee, Baylor, NC State, and Georgia right now.” said Conliffe.
4-Star Michigan State RB Commit is Planning an Official Visit to NC State
4-Star 2024 Running Back Anthony Carrie (5’11″/195) is verbally committed to Michigan State, but after speaking with him, he informed me that he is looking to take an Official Visit to NC State.
Carrie verbally committed to the Spartans on June 24th, but that didn’t stop the Wolfpack from extending him a scholarship offer on September 21st.
While Carrie doesn’t have an Official Visit to Raleigh officially scheduled, he is planning on taking one, and November 4th could be a possibility.
Sophomore NC State Nose Tackle Brandon Cleveland went to Carollwood Day High School in Tampa, Florida, which is where Carrie goes as well. Carrie told me that Cleveland, his former teammate, is recruiting him hard, trying to get him to flip his commitment.
As a Junior last year, Carrie averaged 6.5 yards per carry, and collected 16 rushing touchdowns.
NC State WR Target Christian Zachary Decommits from UVA
NC State 2024 3-Star Wide Receiver target Christian Zachary (6’3″/190) announced today that he has officially decommitted from UVA.
Zachary originally verbally committed to UVA back on June 6th. That didn’t deter NC State from offering him on June 10th.
This past weekend, Zachary took an Official Visit to NC State.
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Zachary plays for Calhoun County in Saint Matthews, South Carolina, and ON3 and Rivals rank him as the #13 overall player in the state of South Carolina in 2024.
The writing is on the wall. I don’t expect it to be long before we get an announcement that Zachary has flipped his commitment from UVA to NC State.
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Could NC State Flip a UVA WR Commit in the Near Future?
NC State beat UVA in Charlottesville this past weekend, and they might just flip a 2024 UVA verbal commit in the near future.
3-Star Wide Receiver Christian Zachary (6’3″/190) will be taking an Official Visit to NC State this weekend, starting Friday, when the Wolfpack hosts Louisville.
Zachary verbally committed to Virginia back on June 6th. With that being said, NC State recruiting analysts for 247Sports and ON3 both predict that Zachary will flip his commitment from the Cavaliers to the Wolfpack.
UVA and NC State aren’t the only two school to extend offers to Zachary. He also holds offers from Duke, App St., Cincinnati, Liberty, Charlotte, Georgia Tech, ECU and others.
NC State already has a historic Wide Receiver class, with three 4-star verbal commits already. The possible addition of Zachary would be the cherry on top.