Perhaps that is a slight exaggeration, but it sure does feel like it. (Hell, it has been 2362 days since the last football post on SFN!) I cannot remember a season with more hype and expectation, and it’s all deserved. Sports Illustrated has the Pack projected as the AP Preseason #11 team in the nation. […]
How UNC should handle their “academic” issues
If UNC really wants to show some semblance of contrition for their dubious class offerings and athlete attendance policies they should hire someone to act as an internal agent. Someone to check in on classes, to monitor the athletes and their work. Someone who relies on the university for their paycheck (because that would not […]
The Importance of 3
2004 was the last year of the 9 team ACC Tournament. That year it was won by #6 seed Maryland, needing only 3 games to win. It has been often stated that a team playing before Friday has no chance of winning it all. Of course, there will always be the chance, but the odds […]
Should we feel good heading into conference play?
Tomorrow night NC State plays Delaware State. Big whoop. But did you know that last year we beat them 72-70? A few weeks earlier powerhouse LaSalle had beaten them 65-61. Only a week prior, in-state rival Delaware had beaten them by 11 points. Yet they come to Raleigh and lose by one possession. This made […]
Iowa starting PG to transfer to State?
Is new NC State Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Gottfried already making waves nationally? Cully Payne was the starting PG at Iowa before suffering a season ending injury. Yesterday morning, Payne was released from his scholarship and announced plans to transfer. Payne is a Chicago guy, putting Illinois-Chicago, Loyola, and Northern Illinois in the mix […]
Dear Wolfpack Family, I am writing to share with you the status of the search for our new head coach for men’s basketball. There have been telephone conversations with successful coaches that did not develop into meetings — sometimes because we did not wish to pursue those coaches further and sometimes because the coach involved […]
Sports Illustrated is reporting (VCU) Athletic director Norwood Teague said in a text message Sunday that neither North Carolina State nor Missouri, both looking for head coaches, have contacted him about talking to Smart. Last week, Teague said he planned to sit down with Smart early this week and make an aggressive push to keep […]
Ted Brown on 2011 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot
Ted Brown, a High Point native, graduated from NCSU in 1978. He had set the ACC career rushing record with 4,602 yards (helping NC State to three bowl berths) and the single game rushing record with 251 yards against Penn State in 1977. He was an All-ACC all four years in college and a consensus […]
Will Wolfpack Nation show up in Orlando?
There has been much discussion regarding the willingness of Wolfpack Nation to show up at the Dec. 28 bowl game versus West Virginia in Orlando.Â This year will be especially scrutinized after 3rd place Maryland was relegated to the Military bowl, the ACC’s 8th (in preference ranking) bowl game. Pundits have not been shy to […]
Dick Sheridan coaching tree?
Bruce Fowler has been hired as Furman University’s 22nd head football coach. This made me wonder, how big is the Dick Sheridan coaching tree? I listed the person and their most recent position or two.Â I know I missed people, if you name some others I will add them to the list! Bruce Fowler (Head […]