RALEIGH, N.C. – As February signing day approaches, NC State head football coach Dave Doeren has announced the geographical recruiting areas that each member of his 2019 coaching staff will cover. In addition, he has assigned the responsibilities of recruiting coordinator to co-offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach George McDonald.
The Wolfpack, which boasts more players from the state of North Carolina than any other ACC team, will continue to emphasize its commitment to instate recruiting, as eight coaches are assigned to cover the state.
“With four new coaches and a restructuring of responsibilities on our staff, this was a good time to take a look at the recruiting areas,” said Doeren. “We’ve come up with a structure that will help us to continue to build on the recruiting success that we’ve enjoyed recently.”
2019 Wolfpack Football Recruiting Areas
Des Kitchings, Asst. Head Coach for Offense/Co-Offensive Coordinator/RB coach – N.C. – Raleigh area, Wake and surrounding counties; Other: Northwest Atlanta area, midlands and south Coast of South Carolina
Dave Huxtable, Defensive Coordinator/LB coach – N.C.: Orange Co., Alamance Co., surrounding counties to the north; Other: Orlando area to Space Coast of Florida
Aaron Henry, Nickels coach– N.C.: Greensboro, Winston-Salem and surrounding counties; Other: South Atlanta area, Ft. Myers, Fla., area
Kevin Patrick, Defensive Line coach – N.C.: Western region of state; Other: Palm Beach Co. to Treasure Coast, Florida
George McDonald, Co-Offensive Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator/WR Coach – N.C.: Charlotte area; Other: Broward Co, Florida, south New Jersey
Todd Goebbel, Special Teams Coordinator/TEs & FBs Coach – N.C.: Fayetteville and surrounding counties; Other: west Georgia, Tampa, Florida
Kurt Roper, Quarterbacks coach – N.C.: Jacksonville, Wilmington and surrounding counties of southeast N.C.; Other: north coast of South Carolina, west Atlanta, Ga.
George Barlow, Assistant Head Coach for Defense/DB coach: N.C.: NE region of N.C.; Other: Tidewater Virginia area
John Garrison Offensive Line Coach – South Georgia/Savannah area, northern New Jersey, National OL
Tony Gibson, Co-Defensive Coordinator/Safeties coach – South Georgia and Jacksonville, Fla.
6 NC State Players Named to Phil Steele’s 2019 Preseason All-ACC Teams
Phil Steele’s 2019 Preseason All-ACC Teams are out, and 6 NC State players made the cut.
2nd Team – Defensive Tackle – Larrell Murchison
3rd Team – Wide Receiver Emeka Emezie
3rd Team – Place Kicker Chris Dunn
3rd Team – Offensive Guard – Joshua Fedd-Jackson
3rd Team – Linebacker Isaiah Moore
3rd Team – Offensive Tackle Justin Witt
NC State Football is an Early 20-Point Favorite Over ECU in Season Opener
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.
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.OddShark
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.OddShark
NC State Unveils Stealth Wolf Uniforms for Syracuse Game on Military Appreciation Day
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.
NC State vs. West Virginia Kickoff Set for Noon…
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.”Dave Doeren