Read the whole article here. From this excerpt, I can tell we’re going to like watching this guy lead the Pack in the fall…which we will be doing…since we told you earlier in the week that he will be starting for the Pack:
What gives Avent the confidence that his star pupil can develop into the next Brian Jordan is not only Wilson’s extraordinary athleticism, but his unrelenting work ethic. In the dead of winter bridging the end of football season and the beginning of baseball, Wilson regularly hit the weight room at 5 a.m. before heading off to class. If he was exhausted come class time, it didn’t show: Wilson posted an impressive 3.6 grade-point average his freshman year at NC State.
In other football news today, the N&O highlighted some of NC State’s question marks heading into the season in this article today which includes the #1 question, “Who will be the quarterback?”
The player who seems in front of the others, redshirt freshman Russell Wilson, is the popular class president type, a favorite of his teammates and Tom O’Brien’s coaching staff. Wilson is a solid pocket passer and dangerous scrambler who performed well in spring practice before struggling in the spring game.