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NC State received a BIG commitment tonight from 3-star 2016 Defensive Tackle Shug Frazier.

Frazier (6’3″/320) took an official visit to NC State when they played Eastern Kentucky, and he told me after the visit that the Wolfpack were definitely at the top of his list.  This is a huge pickup for the NC State coaching staff.

Frazier chose NC State over offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Georgia Tech, LSU, Miami, Michigan St., Mississippi, Mississippi St., Ohio St., Tennessee, USC, Vanderbilt and others.

Matthew is Publisher and Co-Owner of Pack Insider. He is also the Lead Pastor of The Point Church in Cary, NC.

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3-Star DE Mykah Newton will Announce His Decision Tomorrow

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3-Star 2025 Defensive End Mykah Newton (6’3″/260) will announce his college decision tomorrow. He will choose between NC State, UCF and Michigan St.

Newton plays for Newberry High School (Newberry, Florida) down in the Sunshine State. His Junior stats last season were extremely impressive, racking up 62 tackles, 26 tackles for loss and 13 sacks.

NC State offered Newton on May 13th. Newton took an Official Visit to NC State on June 7-9, and he has also taken Official Visits to both UCF and Michigan St.

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Center Isaac Sowells Jr. is Down to 3 A Week Away from His Commitment

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3-Star 2025 Center Isaac Sowells Jr. (6’2″/300) has trimmed his list to 3 a week away from his commitment date (July 18th). NC State made the cut along with Kentucky and South Carolina.

The two teams that were eliminated since his Top-5 were Miami and Louisville.

ESPN ranks Sowells Jr. as the #3 Center in the nation, and the #4 player overall in the state of Kentucky.

As a Junior last year, he had 85 Knockdowns for Louisville Male High School (Louisville, KY).

You can check out our recent interview with Sowells Jr. here.

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Top-50 4-Star Safety Jordan Young Includes NC State in Top Four

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4-Star 2025 Safety Jordan Young (6’0″/170) released his Top-4 schools yesterday, and NC State made the cut along with Michigan, FSU and Clemson.

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Alabama, Tennessee, UNC, and Texas A&M were in his Top-8 back at the end of April, but didn’t make the most recent cut.

Young plans on announcing his college decision on October 12th.

The consensus 4-Star prospect plays for Monroe High School (Monroe, NC). All 4 recruiting databases rank him in the Top-200 overall nationally, with ESPN ranking him 39th overall, the #3 ranked Safety and the #2 player in the state of North Carolina.

This past season, Young had 66 tackles, 4 forced fumbles, 5 fumble recoveries, 1 interception and 3 pass breakups for Monroe High School. On the offensive side of the ball, he had 34 receptions for 812 yards and 8 touchdowns.

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4-Star WR Jordon Gidron Includes NC State in Top-12

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2026 4-Star Wide Receiver Jordon Gidron released his Top-12, and NC State made the cut along with Ole Miss, LSU, Alabama, Auburn, FSU, Miami, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Duke and UNC.

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Gidron is a consensus 4-Star prospect, with all 4 major recruiting databases ranking him as the #1 player in the state of South Carolina in the 2026 recruiting class. ESPN ranks him as the #44 overall player nationally and 247Sports ranks him as the #7 Wide Receiver nationally in the ’26 class.

NC State offered Gidron back on November 7th of last year. He attended the Wolfpack’s games against VMI and UNC last year, taking in the latter with 2025 Quarterback Commit Will Wilson, who is also from South Carolina.

As a Sophomore last year at Ridge View (Columbia, SC), Gidron had 45 receptions for 731 yards and 10 Touchdowns.

Gidron was also on campus in Raleigh a few weeks back.

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