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PI EXCLUSIVE: 2025 Defensive Tackle JaQuentin Madison Breaks Down Recent Visit to NC State

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2025 Defensive Tackle JaQuentin Madison (6’3″/275) took an unofficial visit to NC State a week ago. I caught up with Madison to get his take on the visit.

When did NC State start recruiting you and what coach is primarily recruiting you?

Coach Wiles hit me up back in October, and has just kept up with me from then.

What was your visit like? What did you learn? What did you enjoy?

My visit was great. Being able to see the campus and everything nc state had to offer was great!

If you got to watch practice, what were your thoughts on how the Wolfpack looked? Did any players standout?

Practice was great! Being able to see the level these guys play on was great! #1, the DT, stood out to me for sure.

What were the conversations like with the coaches?

Conversations with all the coaches were great! Real genuine staff!

Where does NC State stand in your recruitment? Which schools are recruiting you the hardest?

Apart from NC State,  Missouri and Arkansas been heavy recruiting me heavily.

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Madison plays for Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta, Georgia. He holds offers from NC State (2/26/24), SMU, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Pitt, Liberty and others.

Currently, Madison is unranked, but with those offers, the stars will come.

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 OT Michael Gibbs Includes NC State in Top-5

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3-Star 2025 Offensive Tackle Michael Gibbs (6’4″/305) included NC State in his Top-5 yesterday along with UVA, Duke, Penn St. and Virginia Tech.

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Gibbs has been a frequent visitor at NC State, attending Junior Day in January and the Spring Game in early April. The Wolfpack coaching staff has prioritized Gibbs, and has been out to visit him on numerous occasions.

ON3 ranks Gibbs as the #18 overall player in the state of North Carolina in the 2025 recruiting class. Gibbs plays for Hoggard in Wilmington, NC.

NC State offered Gibbs back on November 3rd, making them the first Power 5 school to do so.

Gibbs is scheduled to take an Official Visit to NC State on June 21-23, and he will also be taking Official Visits to Duke (June 14-16) and Virginia Tech (June 7-9)

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3-Star CB Jayden Shipps Includes NC State in Top-7

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3-Star 2025 Cornerback Jayden Shipps (6’1″/185) revealed his Top-7 schools yesterday, and NC State was included along with Tennessee, Indiana, Maryland, Wisconsin, UVA and South Carolina.

In a little less than 2 weeks, Shipps will be at NC State for an Official Visit (June 7-9). Shipps also took an unofficial visit to Raleigh on March 22nd. The Wolfpack offered a scholarship to Shipps on October 4th.

ON3 ranks Shipps as the #22 overall player in the state of Maryland in the 2025 recruiting class. Shipps had 24 tackles and 1 interception for Archbishop Spalding (Servern, MD) this past season.

Shipps also has Official Visits scheduled with Maryland (May 30-June 1) and Wisconsin (June 14-16).

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4-Star OL Shed Sarratt Jr. Includes NC State in Top-6

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4-Star 2025 Offensive Lineman Shed Sarratt Jr. (6’4″/290) included NC State in his Top-6 yesterday along with Colorado, South Carolina, FSU, Tennessee and Florida.

Sarratt Jr. was in attendance for the Wolfpack’s 2024 Spring Game back in early April.

ON3 ranks Sarratt Jr. as a 4-Star prospect, the #12 Interior Offensive Lineman nationally in the 2025 recruiting class, and the #4 player in the state of South Carolina.

Sarratt Jr. plays for Gaffney High School (Gaffney, SC).

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3-Star Center Isaac Sowells Includes NC State in Top-5

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3-Star Center Isaac Sowells (6’2″/295) released his Top-5 yesterday, and NC State made the cut along with Kentucky, Miami, South Carolina, and Louisville. Sowells will be making his college decision on July 18th.

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ESPN ranks Sowells as the #3 overall player in the state of Kentucky in the 2025 recruiting class, and the #3 Interior Offensive Lineman nationally.

Sowells will be taking an Official Visit to NC State on June 21-23. He also Official Visits scheduled with South Carolina (May 31-June 2), Kentucky (June 7-9) and Miami (June 14-16).

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