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Hosted by R. Cory Smith and Michael Clark, the Pack Pride Podcast is the official podcast of Pack Pride. A syndicated partner of 247Sports, Pack Pride is an independent publication that brings you the latest on NC State athletics. You can find us at www.PackPride.com.

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Hosted by R. Cory Smith and Michael Clark, the Pack Pride Podcast is the official podcast of Pack Pride. A syndicated partner of 247Sports, Pack Pride is an independent publication that brings you the latest on NC State athletics. You can find us at www.PackPride.com.

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A must listen for diehards

By RHpackman - Sep 28 2019
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These guys do a solid job breaking down Pack sports. You can get box scores and highlights of games in the paper and online, but listening to these podcasts is a worthy use of time if you want some solid insight. Nice work gents

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By wroncsu - Jan 30 2018
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Really like the different guests. Sound quality over the phone is a little rough though.

iTunes Ratings

81 Ratings
Average Ratings
52
12
5
5
7

A must listen for diehards

By RHpackman - Sep 28 2019
Read more
These guys do a solid job breaking down Pack sports. You can get box scores and highlights of games in the paper and online, but listening to these podcasts is a worthy use of time if you want some solid insight. Nice work gents

Pack

By wroncsu - Jan 30 2018
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Really like the different guests. Sound quality over the phone is a little rough though.
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Pack Pride - The NC State Wolfpack Podcast

Latest release on Nov 19, 2020

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Hosted by R. Cory Smith and Michael Clark, the Pack Pride Podcast is the official podcast of Pack Pride. A syndicated partner of 247Sports, Pack Pride is an independent publication that brings you the latest on NC State athletics. You can find us at www.PackPride.com.

Rank #1: PP DIGITAL: Flat Effort At Louisville

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We look back at NC State's loss at Louisville on the latest podcast!

Jan 31 2017

33mins

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Rank #2: Maverick Rowan signs with NC State

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Four-star recruit Maverick Rowan announced he will attend NC State in the fall. Rob and James break down Rowan's game and what he can bring to the Wolfpack.

Aug 16 2015

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Rank #3: Postgame Podcast: Georgia State

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On this week's Postgame Podcast, Cory and Michael take a look back at NC State's Week 2 victory over Georgia State. The 41-7 game featured huge performances from multiple players, but still left some question marks on both sides of the ball.

Who was the offensive player of the game? Who was the defensive player of the game? What are the biggest areas that need to improve before West Virginia? The guys break it all down on the Postgame Podcast.

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching for "Pack Pride Podcast" under the podcasts section. Also give us a rating if you like what you hear to help grow the podcast!

Sep 09 2018

21mins

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Rank #4: Postgame Podcast: NC State vs. James Madison

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NC State moved to 1-0 after a season-opening win over FCS powerhouse James Madison on Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium. Despite a career-high performance from Jakobi Meyers and a strong outing from Ryan Finley, James Madison kept the game close all afternoon.

Cory and Michael break down the game with a look at both sides of the ball, the top offensive and defensive players from the game. 

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching for "Pack Pride Podcast" under the podcasts section.

Sep 02 2018

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Rank #5: Pack Pride Podcast -- Eli Drinkwitz, Hoops Breakdown

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On the latest Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, Cory and Deuce discuss the recent four-game winning streak for NC State basketball with the ACC and NCAA Tournaments rapidly approaching.

NC State offensive coordinator Eli Drinkwitz also joins the show to discuss the return to spring camp, Ryan Finley returning, the 2018 recruiting class, replacing a lot of offensive production and more.

Feb 27 2018

35mins

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Rank #6: Postgame Podcast -- UNC

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For the final Postgame Podcast of the 2017 regular season, Pack Pride Editor R. Cory Smith breaks down the 33-21 win over North Carolina behind Nyheim Hines' record-setting performance. With the bowl season approaching, Cory also takes a look at the end of the season for the senior class along with evaluating whether Ryan Finley should stay or go given his entire body of work this year.

Nov 26 2017

17mins

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Rank #7: Pack Pride Podcast -- Doeren's New Contract

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Following the signing of a new contract that will keep NC State head coach Dave Doeren in Raleigh for at least the next five years, Cory and Steve Williams discuss what this means for the program. With focus on angles such as recruiting, returning juniors/graduates and what it means for the continuity of coordinators, Pack Pride covers every angle for Wolfpack Nation.

Dec 01 2017

19mins

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Rank #8: Postgame Podcast: NC State vs. UNC 2018

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On this week's Postgame Podcast, Cory and Michael discuss the overtime win over UNC for NC State for a third straight win in Kenan Stadium. The Wolfpack walked off with Reggie Gallaspy's fifth touchdown to move to 8-3 (5-3 ACC) on the season ahead of the season finale against ECU at Carter-Finley Stadium.

Who were Michael and Cory's picks for offensive and defensive MVP? How huge was the performance from Gallaspy in a historical sense for NC State? How important was the UNC win ahead of another in-state matchup against ECU?

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching for "Pack Pride Podcast" under the podcasts section.

Nov 25 2018

14mins

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Rank #9: Catching up with the Holt brothers

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Rob recently spoke with NC State legends Torry and Terrence Holt of Holt Brothers Inc. The duo talked about their various work with their company, life in football and thoughts about the current NC State squad among many other topics. Terrence and Torry will also be hosting a football camp at NC State on June 27.

Aug 16 2015

46mins

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Rank #10: Postgame Podcast -- NC State Downs No. 25 FSU

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Following the Wolfpack's 10th ACC victory of the season over No. 25 Florida State, Cory and Deuce break down the crucial home win. NC State never trailed in the contest and thoroughly dominated the Seminoles for a fourth-straight win in ACC play.

We take a look at how the Pack pulled away from the Noles and take a look at what the win means moving forward along with a look at the hot shooting of Kevin Keatts' first team.

Feb 26 2018

9mins

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Rank #11: Pack Pride Podcast -- Tom Gugliotta

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On this week's Pack Pride Podcast from The Players' Retreat, former NC State basketball star Tom Gugliotta joins Cory and Deuce to discuss playing in the Old Barn, Jim Valvano and longevity in the NBA as a 13-year veteran.

Cory and Deuce also take a look back at a wild week for NC State athletics between football and basketball making headlines nationally.

Dec 06 2017

36mins

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Rank #12: Pack Pride Podcast: NC State Spring Camp 2019 Preview

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With NC State spring camp officially kicking off on Saturday, Cory and Michael take a look at what to watch for the Wolfpack. Just months after the end of the 2018 season, the Pack has a lot of spots to fill and names to know.

How will the new assistant coaches impact the position battles in camp? Who are the early favorites for Cory and Michael to win the QB job? Which early enrollees will make an instant impact?

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching for "Pack Pride Podcast" under the podcasts section.

Mar 01 2019

28mins

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Rank #13: Postgame Podcast: Duke vs. NC State 2020

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Talk about a turnaround! Just three days after a deflating loss to Boston College, NC State trounces Duke at home by a final of 88-66 at home. Miles and Cory take a look back on the victory and what it means moving forward.

Just how good was Markell Johnson for the Pack? What led to State beating Duke on the boards? How critical is this win for the resume -- and what comes next?

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching for "Pack Pride Podcast" under the podcasts section.

Feb 20 2020

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Rank #14: Pack Pride Podcast: Nate Irving, QB/WR Breakdown

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On this week's Pack Pride Podcast, Cory and Michael take a look at the first week of Fall Camp and where the Wolfpack stands. At the end of the show, the guys also break down two of the top positions for NC State with a look at the quarterbacks and wide receivers.

Former NC State linebacker Nate Irving also joins the show to discuss Wolfpack football. A former linebacker with the Broncos, Irving talks about Bradley Chubb's fit and his expectations for the Pack this coming season.

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store and on Spotify by searching "Pack Pride Podcast" under the podcasts section.

Aug 09 2018

40mins

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Rank #15: Postgame Podcast -- Louisville/ACC Tourney Preview

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Saturday's win over Louisville capped off a 21-10 (11-7 ACC) season for NC State under first-year head coach Kevin Keatts. Cory and Deuce take a look at the win and what it means in the grand scheme for the Wolfpack basketball program.

We also take a look ahead at what the No. 5 seed means for NC State and what the route to Saturday would potentially look like. 

Mar 04 2018

16mins

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Rank #16: Pack Pride Weekly Podcast: Joe Giglio talks NOA response , UNCG win, football

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With a range of topics to discuss, News & Observer writer Joe Giglio joins the Pack Pride Podcast to dive into the latest on both basketball and football. James Curle and Cory Smith take a look back at NC State's response to the Notice of Allegations from the NCAA, win over UNCG and the offseason for football.

Why did NC State opt to self-impose penalties in the response to the NCAA? How critical was Sunday's win over UNCG for the Wolfpack? What should State fans expect with the coaching staff before spring camp arrives?

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching for "Pack Pride Podcast" under the podcasts section.

Dec 17 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #17: Postseason Podcast: Recapping 2019-20 NC State basketball season

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On Thursday afternoon, the entire 2019-20 season came to an abrupt end as the NCAA announced the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament. Following the ACC Tournament, Cory and Miles take one final look back at the 20-12 campaign for the Wolfpack.

What do we make of the 2019-20 season overall for the Pack? Will seniors return to the team after not playing the conclusion of the year? How much potential does next year's squad have?

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching for "Pack Pride Podcast" under the podcasts section.

Mar 13 2020

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Rank #18: Pack Pride Podcast: QB/RB Position Preview, Ricky Person Joins the Show

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With fall camp firing up on Friday morning, Pack Pride is starting its annual positional preview for NC State football. Cory and Michael take a look at the quarterbacks and running backs for the 2019 season.

Who is the leader in the clubhouse heading into fall camp? How dynamic will the backfield be with two explosive tailbacks? Ricky Person Jr. also joins the podcast to talk about his health, leadership and expectations for his sophomore campaign.

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching for "Pack Pride Podcast" under the podcasts section.

Aug 02 2019

37mins

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Rank #19: Pack Pride Weekly Podcast: Terry Harvey, Wake Forest Preview

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The Pack Pride Weekly Podcast had a special guest at Amedeo's this week as James Curle and Cory Smith were joined by former NC State quarterback and pitcher Terry Harvey!

James, Cory and Terry take a look back on his career with NC State in both baseball and football. All three also take a look at the the current season for NC State on the gridiron, what needs to be accomplished over the last five games and how past recruiting classes have shaped this team.

Listen to the full podcast below and subscribe on iTunes, the Google Play Store or find us on Spotify by searching for "Pack Pride Podcast" under the podcasts section.

Oct 29 2019

58mins

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Rank #20: Pack Pride Podcast -- Michael Clark, Patrick Kearney

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On this week's Pack Pride Podcast, Cory and Deuce are joined by guest host Patrick Kearney, a football manager, to discuss the Wolfpack's win over UNC and what the environment was like on the field.

Michael Clark, 247Sports' regional recruiting analyst for football in this region, jumps on to talk about the Pack's pursuit of Payton Wilson and thoughts on the impact of the 2018 class.

Nov 29 2017

36mins

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Pregame Podcast: Emily Austen discusses Liberty vs. NC State 2020

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This Saturday, NC State will host No. 21 Liberty in its lone non-conference matchup of the season at Carter-Finley Stadium. While the Flames have put themselves on the map in the college football world, we had Emily Austen of Flame Central TV join us to break down Liberty's special season.

How has Hugh Freeze completely overhauled the Liberty program? What makes Malik Willis such a dynamic quarterback? Which defensive players will NC State fans need to know? Get all that and more on this week's Pregame Podcast!

Nov 19 2020

27mins

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Pack Pride Podcast: James Johnson joins the show, FSU recap

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NC State football is coming off a convincing win over Florida State and has three games left, but the Wolfpack basketball program is tipping off in just over one week. With that in mind, assistant coach James Johnson joined the podcast to discuss the Pack's upcoming hoops season.

Just how versatile is this year's roster? How have Cam Hayes and Shakeel Moore progressed at the point? What are JJ's thoughts on the 2021 signing class? James and Cory wrap up the podcast with a discussion about the FSU win and the upcoming Liberty matchup.

Nov 17 2020

1hr 19mins

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Postgame Podcast: FSU vs. NC State 2020

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Needing a win to right the ship, NC State got a convincing one over Florida State by a final of 38-22 at home. Cory and Michael take an immediate look back on the win and what it means for the rest of the year.

How stellar has Bailey Hockman's play been the last two weeks? What does Thayer Thomas' emergence mean for State's offense? Can this defense hold up against Malik Willis and Liberty? We discuss all that and hand out our game balls following the win over the Seminoles.

Nov 15 2020

36mins

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Pregame Podcast: Florida State vs. NC State 2020

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NC State (4-3) is reeling after a two-game losing streak, but remains at home this weekend against Florida State (2-5, 1-5 ACC). Chris Nee of Noles247 joins the Pregame Podcast to discuss where the Seminoles stand heading into the matchup.

What exactly has transpired for the Noles this season and particularly this past week? Who will be the starter at quarterback? Where are the weaknesses in the FSU defense? What is Nee's prediction for Saturday night?

Nov 12 2020

31mins

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Pack Pride Weekly Podcast: Bud Elliott on FSU, NC State's Start

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With NC State coming off another tough loss, the Wolfpack has a chance to rebound this Saturday with a struggling Florida State program coming to town. Ahead of the matchup, Bud Elliott of 247Sports joins us to discuss his alma mater along with take a look at the state of the Pack's program.

How has Tim Beck's offense changed the look of the program nationally? What should Wolfpack fans expect against FSU? Cory and James also take a look back at the Miami loss in the second portion of the podcast.

Nov 10 2020

1hr 9mins

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Postgame Podcast: Miami vs. NC State 2020

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Just when it appeared NC State would come away with a win over a Top-15 program, the Wolfpack grabbed defeat from the jaws of victory in a 44-41 loss to No. 11 Miami Friday night. Michael and Cory take a look back on the loss on the Pregame Podcast and look forward to the final four games.

What happened in the fourth quarter on both sides of the ball? How did the Pack's offense look with Bailey Hockman under center? What has to change down the stretch for NC State to finish strong?

Nov 07 2020

32mins

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Pregame Podcast: Miami vs. NC State 2020 Preview

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Following a bye week for both programs after a strong start to the season, No. 11 Miami will travel to NC State on Friday night. Ahead of the matchup, David Lake of Inside The U joins the Pregame Podcast to discuss the Hurricanes.

What type of culture has Manny Diaz built in Miami? How dynamic has D'Eriq King made the Canes' offense? Where does the defense stack up after six games? Who does Lake predict will pull this game out in primetime on Friday night?

Nov 04 2020

40mins

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Pack Pride Weekly Podcast: Andre Maddox, Miami Preview

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Coming off a bye week after a 4-2 start, the Wolfpack will take the field this Friday night against Miami at Carter-Finley Stadium. With NC State taking on the Hurricanes, James and Cory are joined this week by Wolfpack legend Andre Maddox, a Miami product who helped lead the Pack's defense from 2001 through 2004.

Maddox discusses his time playing under current Miami head coach Manny Diaz, how the "Killian Cats" helped change the program and the memorable 2002 season. There's also a bonus discussion (at the 1:06:26 mark) about Maddox's "most memorable game" at Texas Tech.

Nov 03 2020

1hr 7mins

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Pack Pride Podcast: Hoops Season Preview, Preseason Awards

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It's officially November, which means college hoops season is right around the corner. Though the season would normally be tipping off in early November, we'll have to wait until at least Nov. 25 this year -- but it should be worth the wait.

Cory and Miles preview each position group, breakdown what we know about the schedule thus far and offer their picks for preseason MVP, most improved player, top freshman and more!

Nov 01 2020

57mins

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Pack Pride Podcast: Midseason Review, Lookahead to Final 5 Games

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With the 2020 Wolfpack football season now at the midway point, it's time to take a look back -- and look ahead -- with Cory and Michael on the Pack Pride Podcast. We review the first six games of the season, breakdown the final five games of the year and offer our thoughts on where the Pack will end the season.

Which position group has shined on each side of the ball? What areas will the Pack need to clean up to finish strong? Who should State start at the quarterback position moving forward? We answer all that and more on this week's podcast!

Oct 29 2020

46mins

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Pack Pride Weekly Podcast: Discussing QB Situation, Basketball Schedule

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Following a rough loss to UNC, NC State football has a bye week with plenty of questions heading into the second half of the season. James and Cory take a look at some of those questions, including what should happen at the QB position moving forward.

We also use the second half of the podcast to discuss the reported schedule updates for NC State men's basketball. How is the non-conference schedule shaping up with less than one month away from State tipping off? What could the starting lineup look like?

Oct 27 2020

1hr 4mins

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Postgame Podcast: NC State vs. UNC 2020

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Well, that was something.

NC State missed tackle after tackle, turned the ball over four times and was outgained on the ground by 292 yards. Cory and Michael take a look back on the loss and look forward to where the Pack goes from here.

Should Ben Finley be the starter the rest of the way? What was the biggest issue with the Pack's defense? How much did turnovers cripple any chance of an effective offense?

Oct 25 2020

36mins

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Pregame Podcast: NC State vs. UNC Football 2020

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Following a 31-20 win over Duke at home, NC State heads back out on the road with a 4-1 record against UNC-Chapel Hill at noon this Saturday. C.L. Brown of the News & Observer joins us to discuss the Tar Heels ahead of the first ranked matchup between the two schools since 1993.

Is Sam Howell back on track after a slow start? How will UNC respond after a loss to Florida State on the road? What makes the Tar Heels' running back duo so explosive? Which team does C.L. pick to pull out the win?

Oct 22 2020

32mins

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Pack Pride Podcast: Ben Broussard, Duke Recap, UNC Preview

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In a year where nothing has been normal, Ben Broussard has taken over as the Executive Director position with the Wolfpack Club and ran with it. Broussard sits down with James and Cory to discuss his past, his first few months, how the Pack is navigating the pandemic and what comes next!

In the second portion, we take a look back on the win over Duke, the impact of Devin Leary's injury, the Pack's resilient defense and, of course, break down State's matchup this weekend at UNC.

Oct 20 2020

1hr 13mins

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Postgame Podcast: Duke vs. NC State Football 2020

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NC State moved to 4-1 on the season with a 31-20 win over Duke to win a second straight home game, but it came at a cost. Cory and Michael take a look back on the in-state win, including a look at the impact of Devin Leary's injury and a breakdown of the defense stepping up in the second half.

What does Saturday's win mean for the program with a tough stretch coming up? Will Bailey Hockman remain the starter, or is Ben Finley set to get playing time? Just how good has this defense become -- when it's not dealing with self-inflicted penalties?

Oct 18 2020

43mins

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Pregame Podcast: Duke vs. NC State Football 2020

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Coming off a 38-21 win over Virginia, NC State now heads back to Carter-Finley Stadium for the first time in nearly one month to take on Duke. Adam Rowe of The Devils' Den on the 247Sports Network joins us to discuss the Blue Devils ahead of their first matchup since 2013.

Is Chase Brice finally back on track for the Duke offense? Will the Blue Devils experienced running backs repeat their success against Syracuse? Can Duke's defense limit the Pack's potent offense? Which team does Adam believe will pull out the win?

Oct 15 2020

19mins

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Pack Pride Weekly Podcast: Andrew Sanders, UVA Recap

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With the Wolfpack coming off yet another road win over Virginia, Cory and James are joined by Wolfpack Sports Radio pregame and postgame show host Andrew Sanders to discuss the game and his path to covering NC State!

How did Andrew get his start in doing play-by-play for the Wolfpack? What were the guys' thoughts on the win for the Pack in Charlottesville? How much did the last two wins change the perception for the program?

Oct 13 2020

1hr 13mins

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Postgame Podcast: NC State vs. Virginia 2020

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NC State moved to 3-1 on the season with a 38-21 win over Virginia to win a second straight game on the road in ACC play. Cory and Michael take a look back on the road win, including a breakdown of the up-and-down performance from the offense, the defense's four turnovers and hand out their game balls.

What does Saturday's win mean for the program with a tough stretch coming up? What happened to the passing game after the hot start? Is this a sign of what's to come for the NC State defense?

Oct 10 2020

38mins

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Pregame Podcast: NC State vs. Virginia 2020

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Coming off a Top-25 win over Pittsburgh last weekend, the Wolfpack will conclude its three-game road trip with a showdown against Virginia on Saturday afternoon. With the game less than 48 hours from kickoff, we brought on Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist David Teel to offer an in-depth look at the Cavaliers prior to Saturday.

How well has new QB Brennan Armstrong performed through the first two weeks? How versatile is the Cavaliers' offense? How pivotal is this game for both teams with multiple ranked matchups coming up in the next few weeks?

Oct 08 2020

20mins

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Pack Pride Podcast: 4-star Safety Chase Hattley Commits to NC State

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NC State landed its sixth four-star prospect in either the 247Sports rankings or 247Sports Composite rankings on Tuesday afternoon with Cary (N.C.) Panther Creek safety Chase Hattley committing to the Pack.

Michael Clark and Cory Smith take a look at what his commitment means for State, why he picked the Pack, how he fits into the system and who's next for State's 2021 class on the Pack Pride Podcast!

Oct 06 2020

17mins

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iTunes Ratings

81 Ratings
Average Ratings
52
12
5
5
7

A must listen for diehards

By RHpackman - Sep 28 2019
Read more
These guys do a solid job breaking down Pack sports. You can get box scores and highlights of games in the paper and online, but listening to these podcasts is a worthy use of time if you want some solid insight. Nice work gents

Pack

By wroncsu - Jan 30 2018
Read more
Really like the different guests. Sound quality over the phone is a little rough though.