RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State's offense has yet to find a consistently strong form. That has to change, starting Saturday night against Florida State.
The 14th-ranked Wolfpack (4-1, 0-1 ACC) lost last weekend at No.
Florida State (4-1, 2-1 ACC) at No. 14 North Carolina State (4-1, 0-1), Saturday, 8 p.m. ET (ACC Network)
Line: N.C. State by 3, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 10 North Carolina State understands what it takes to beat Clemson. The Wolfpack would sure like to add a second-straight landmark win over the Tigers on Saturday night.
The Wolfpack (4-0) open Atlantic Coast Conference play with one of their most critical games of the year.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Devin Leary threw for 320 yards and four touchdowns — including a 75-yarder on the first play from scrimmage — and No. 12 North Carolina State routed UConn 41-10 on Saturday night.
RALEIGH, N.C (AP) — Devin Leary kept finding the end zone for No. 18 North Carolina State, sometimes with a tough-nosed edge that had him unbothered by would-be tacklers.
“If I've got to get a little gritty, I’m willing to do it,” the quarterback said.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren watched from the sideline as the late field goal that could have topped his 13th-ranked team sailed wide of the uprights, then offered a fist pump that was far more restrained than jubilant.
Devin Leary hasn’t forgotten lessons that came as a first-year starting quarterback struggling just to consistently complete passes, much less avoid turnovers and move North Carolina State’s offense.
Alabama quarterback Bryce Young is the first Heisman Trophy winner since 2017 to play another college season and he is trying to become just the second player to win the award twice.
It has been nearly half a century since Ohio State's Archie Griffin won back-to-back Heismans in 1974-75.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State quarterback Devin Leary is the preseason pick to finish as Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year, while league favorite Clemson leads all schools with six players on the league's preseason all-conference team.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has reached a new contract agreement with football coach Dave Doeren that runs through 2026 and pays $5 million per year.
The school announced the deal Thursday, as well as new deals for all 10 assistant coaches.
San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl: UCLA (8-4) vs. No. 18 North Carolina State (9-3), Dec. 28, 8 p.m. Eastern (FOX).
Line: NC State by 2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
UCLA (8-4, Pac-12) vs No. 18 NC State (9-3, ACC), Dec. 28, 8 p.m. ET.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Too often for No. 24 N.C. State, rival North Carolina has proven to be the thorn in its side — crashing the party in otherwise successful seasons or, more recently, outright embarrassing the Wolfpack in blowouts.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State just needed to make sure it took care of business to give itself a chance to be in the mix for a conference championship.
The No. 25 Wolfpack found several ways to do that as Devin Leary threw for two touchdowns, Zonovan Knight returned a kickoff for a touchdown and N.C.
Someone is getting snubbed.
Virginia has Brennan Armstrong, who is third in the country with 3,557 passing yards. Pittsburgh has Kenny Pickett, who vaulted himself into the Heisman Trophy conversation with 32 touchdown passes this season.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Dave Doeren can smile with pride, enjoying a season in which North Carolina State defeated Clemson and Florida State for the first time since he arrived in Raleigh, N.C., in 2013.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Devin Leary threw three of his four touchdown passes in the fourth quarter as North Carolina State’s offense finally got untracked in a 28-13 win over Louisville on Saturday night.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Van Dyke backed up his words. And Miami took a big step toward potentially salvaging its season.
Van Dyke passed for 325 yards and four touchdowns, two of them to Charleston Rambo, to lead the Hurricanes past No.
BOSTON (AP) — Thayer Thomas knew the pass wasn't intended for him. Then he realized he had a chance to catch it.
“On that play I’m not even a viable option," Thomas said after his leaping catch from Devin Leary on a broken play led to a 79-yard touchdown that helped No.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Beating Clemson was tough enough for North Carolina State. Getting refocused for a nonconference game a week later was another challenge.
“That was a monumental task,” coach Dave Doeren said.
—Kenny Pickett, Pittsburgh, threw for 403 yards and accounted for six TDs in a 77-7 win over New Hampshire.
—Christian Anderson, Army, ran for 236 yards and a pair of long first-half touchdowns in a 23-10 victory over Miami of Ohio.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State forced D.J. Uiagalelei into a fourth-down incompletion in the second overtime to beat ninth-ranked Clemson 27-21 on Saturday, an outcome that shakes up the Atlantic Coast Conference race and deals a huge blow to the Tigers’ College Football Playoff hopes.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Clemson's final pass had barely hit the ground when North Carolina State's sideline began charging toward the field to celebrate, followed closely by red-clad Wolfpack fans pouring in to join them from all directions.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Devin Leary threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as North Carolina State geared up for a key Atlantic Coast Conference clash by beating Furman 45-7 on Saturday night.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Ricky Person Jr. scored three first-half touchdowns and was one of two North Carolina State players to run for more than 100 yards in the Wolfpack's 45-0 season-opening win against South Florida.
North Carolina State didn’t let its first major stumble under Dave Doeren linger. That has the Wolfpack back to the position that came through years of steady program building.
N.C. State has eight offensive starters and 10 defensive starters back, including quarterback Devin Leary from a broken leg and linebacker Payton Wilson after he led the Atlantic Coast Conference in tackles.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Devin Leary can only imagine what it's like being a high school recruit in the era of college athletes finally being able to profit from their fame. North Carolina State’s fourth-year quarterback figures there will be plenty of questions about how to cash in.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State will start redshirt freshman Devin Leary at quarterback against No. 23 Wake Forest.
Saturday's game will be Leary's first start for the Wolfpack (4-3, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), making him the first redshirt freshman to start at QB for N.C.