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NC State’s Best Individual Statistical Performances in Bowl Games (and Opponents)

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The Wolfpack and the Aggies will kickoff at 7:30pm tonight in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl.

Below is a list of NC State’s Best and Worst statistical performances in their prior 31 bowl games. In italics, you will find the career highs of a few NC State players who could produce some of the best performances in Wolfpack Bowl History tonight.

We’ll check back in after the game to see if any new records are set.

NC STATE INDIVIDUAL BESTS

RUSHING ATTEMPTS

(Reggie Gallaspy’s Career High – 27 carries –  UNC this year.)

33 Ted Brown vs. Pitt., 1978 Tangerine
26 Jacoby Brissett vs. Miss. St., 2015 Belk
24 Rahshon Spikes vs. Miami, 1998 Micron PC
23 Toney Baker vs. South Fla., 2005 Car Care
23 Anthony Barbour vs. ECU, 1992 Peach

RUSHING YARDS

(Reggie Gallaspy’s career high – 220 – ECU this season)

176 Rahshon Spikes vs. Miami, 1998 Micron PC
159 Ted Brown vs. West Virginia, 1975 Peach
126 Ted Brown vs. Pittsburgh, 1978 Tangerine

RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS

(Reggie Gallaspy’s Career High – 5 – UNC this year)

3 Stan Fritts vs. West Virginia, 1972 Peach
2 Jaylen Samuels vs. Miss. St., 2015 Belk
2 Matt Dayes vs. UCF, 2014 Bitcoin St. Petersburg
2 Ray Robinson vs. Minnesota, 2000 Micron PC
2 Tyrone Jackson vs. Iowa, 1988 Peach
2 Stan Fritts vs. Kansas, 1973 Liberty

PASSING YARDS

(Ryan Finley’s Career High – 473 – Syracuse this year)\

475 Philip Rivers vs. Kansas, 2003 Tangerine
383 Mike Glennon vs. Vanderbilt, 2012 Music City
318 Ryan Finley vs. Arizona St., 2017 Hyundai Sun
310 Philip Rivers vs. Minnesota, 2000 Micron PC

PASSING ATTEMPTS

(Ryan Finley’s Career High – 63 – Syracuse last year)

53 Mike Glennon vs. Vanderbilt, 2012 Music City
46 Shane Montgomery vs. Az., 1989 Copper
45 Russell Wilson vs. W. Virginia, 2010 Champs Sports
45 Philip Rivers vs. Kansas, 2003 Tangerine

PASS COMPLETIONS

(Ryan Finley’s Career High – 45 – South Carolina last year)

37 Philip Rivers vs. Kansas, 2003 Tangerine
35 Mike Glennon vs. Vanderbilt, 2012 Music City
26 Philip Rivers vs. Pittsburgh, 2001 Tangerine

TOUCHDOWN PASSES

(Ryan Finley’s Career High – 4 – Louisville this year) 

5 Philip Rivers vs. Kansas, 2003 Tangerine
3 Ryan Finley vs. Vanderbilt, 2016 Independence
3 Mike Glennon vs. Louisville, 2011 Belk
2 Russ. Wilson vs. W. Virginia, 2010 Champs Sports
2 Philip Rivers vs. Notre Dame, 2002 Gator
2 Philip Rivers vs. Minnesota, 2000 Micron PC
2 Terry Jordan vs. East Carolina, 1992 Peach
2 Erik Kramer vs. Virginia Tech, 1986 Peach
2 Johnny Evans vs, Iowa State, 1977 Peach
2 Dave Buckey vs. West Virginia, 1972 Peach

RECEPTIONS

(Jakobi Meyers Career High – 14 – James Madison this year. 13 vs. ECU this year.)

13 Jerricho Cotchery vs. Kansas, 2003 Tangerine
10 Jerricho Cotchery vs. Notre Dame, 2002 Gator
8 Tobais Palmer vs. Venderbilt, 2012 Music City
8 Willie Wright vs. Pittsburgh, 2001 Tangerine
8 Dovonte Edwards vs. Pittsburgh, 2001 Tangerine

RECEIVING YARDS

(Jakobi Meyers Career High – 163 – ECU this year)

171 Jerricho Cotchery vs. Kansas, 2003 Tangerine
157 Koren Robinson vs. Minn., 2000 Micron PC
127 Jerricho Cotchery vs. Notre Dame, 2002 Gator

RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS

3 Jaylen Samuels vs. Vander., 2016 Independence

OPPONENT INDIVIDUAL BESTS

RUSHING ATTEMPTS
42 Tellis Redmon, Minn., 2000 Micron PC
39 Shane Matthews, Florida, 1992 Gator
29 Green, Iowa State, 1977 Peach

RUSHING YARDS
246 Tellis Redmon, Minnesota, 2000 Micron PC
182 Shane Matthews, Florida, 1992 Gator
172 Green, Iowa State, 1977 Peach

RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS
2 Tellis Redmond, Minn., 2000 Micron PC
2 James Jackson, Miami, 1998 Micron PC
2 Edgerinn James, Miami, 1998 Micron PC
2 Tyrone Wheatley, Mich., 1994 Hall of Fame
2 Housman, Houston, 1974 Blue-Bonnett

PASSING YARDS
428 Chuck Hartlieb, Iowa, 1988 Peach
380 Dak Prescott, Miss. St., 2015 Belk
378 Jeff Blake, East Carolina, 1992 Peach
352 Manny Wilkins, Arizona St., 2017 Hyundai Sun
341 Brett Favre, S. Miss., 1990 All-American

PASSING ATTEMPTS
54 Chuck Hartlieb, Iowa, 1988 Peach
53 Justin Holman, UCF, 2014 Bitcoin St. Petersburg
51 Jeff Blake, East Carolina, 1992 Peach
49 Dak Prescott, Miss. St., 2015 Belk
43 Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville, 2011 Belk

PASS COMPLETIONS
31 Jeff Blake, East Carolina, 1992 Peach
30 Chuck Hartlieb, Iowa, 1988 Peach
28 Brett Favre, S. Miss, 1990 All-American

TOUCHDOWN PASSES
4 Jeff Blake, East Carolina, 1992 Peach
4 Dak Prescott, Miss. St., 2015 Belk
3 Manny Wilkins, Arizona St., 2017 Hyundai Sun
3 Justin Holmon, UCF, 2014 Bitcoin St. Petersburg

RECEPTIONS
12 Jon Fisher, East Carolina, 1992 Peach
10 Arnez Battle, Notre Dame, 2002 Gator
9 N’Keal Harry, Arizona St., 2017 Hyundai Sun
9 Brandon Rideau, Kansas, 2003 Tangerine
9 B. Perriman, UCF, 2014 Bitcoin St. Petersburg

RECEIVING YARDS
144 Jon Fisher, East Carolina, 1992 Peach
142 N’Keal Harry, Arizona St., 2017 Hyundai Sun
138 B. Perriman, UCF, 2014 Bitcoin St. Petersburg
141 Santana Moss, Miami, 1998 Micron PC

Via NC State Media Guide

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6 NC State Players Named to Phil Steele’s 2019 Preseason All-ACC Teams

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Phil Steele’s 2019 Preseason All-ACC Teams are out, and 6 NC State players made the cut.

2nd Team – Defensive Tackle – Larrell Murchison

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3rd Team – Wide Receiver Emeka Emezie

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3rd Team – Place Kicker Chris Dunn

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3rd Team – Offensive Guard – Joshua Fedd-Jackson

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3rd Team – Linebacker Isaiah Moore

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3rd Team – Offensive Tackle Justin Witt

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NC State Football is an Early 20-Point Favorite Over ECU in Season Opener

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We are still 2.5 months away from opening day of the 2019 NC State Football season, but that hasn’t stopped Vegas from creating extremely early betting lines.

According to OddShark, the Wolfpack are early 20-point favorites over the East Carolina Pirates for the season opener in Carter-Finley Stadium on August 31st at Noon.

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North Carolina State are 3-6 Against the Spread in their last 9 games.

North Carolina State are 11-4 Straight Up in their last 15 games.

North Carolina State are 7-1 Straight Up in their last 8 games at home.

North Carolina State are 5-1 Straight Up in their last 6 games against an opponent in the American Athletic Conference conference.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina State’s last 6 games played in August.

North Carolina State are 3-9 Against the Spread in their last 12 games played in Week 1.

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of North Carolina State’s last 18 games played on a Saturday.

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East Carolina are 2-7 Against the Spread in their last 9 games.

East Carolina are 1-7 Straight Up in their last 8 games.

East Carolina are 0-8 Straight Up in their last 8 games on the road.

The total has gone OVER in 6 of East Carolina’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.

The total has gone OVER in 6 of East Carolina’s last 8 games played in week 1.

East Carolina are 1-6 Straight Up in their last 7 games played on a Saturday.

East Carolina are 1-6 Against the Spread in their last 7 games when playing as the underdog.

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NC State Unveils Stealth Wolf Uniforms for Syracuse Game on Military Appreciation Day

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NC State unveiled the new “Stealth Wolf” Uniforms today that Adidas hooked them up with for the Wolfpack’s Military Appreciation Day game against Syracuse this Fall on October 10th.

Senior Defensive End James Smith-Williams is the mysterious man under the helmet, waking up at 4:30am to head down to Wilmington for the video/photo shoot.

Pack Creative continues to put out stellar work.

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NC State vs. West Virginia Kickoff Set for Noon…

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Yes…you read the headline right.

Another game on the 2019 NC State football schedule is set to kickoff before 1pm.

With this news, NC State’s first three games of the 2019 season will kickoff before 1pm.

  • Game 1: August 31st: East Carolina: Noon (ACC Network)
  • Game 2: September 7th: Western Carolina: 12:30pm (RSN)
  • Game 3: September 14th: @ West Virginia: Noon (FS1)

Five of NC State’s last seven home games have kicked off at 1pm or before, and their 1st two home games once again in 2019 follow suit.

As Dave Doeren once said in reference to Noon kickoffs:

“It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, fans just need to get up and do what they do earlier.”

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