Want to talk about making an impact in the BIG TIME? I hope that someone from the football program is taking note of this since our embarrassment of a Sports Information Director would never get this.
NC State’s Mario Williams was featured on the cover of ESPN’s Magazine 2008 NFL Preview Issue. That stands alone as a great accomplishment. However, take a quick click to this link from November of 2006 and look who graced the cover of ESPN’s Magazine.
This means that NC State has placed two alums currently starring in the NFL on the front cover of ESPN the Magazine in under two years. How many other schools can claim such stature with their NFL alums?