Hot Stove College Football News:Former N.C. State coaches Tom O’Brien and Jon Tenuta cross the line and join Virginia Cavaliers

Posted by Andy Durham on January 3, 2013 at 8:35 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

There used to be an old saying, “Step across that line”….And Tom O’Brien, former head coach of the N.C. State Wolfpack and one of his former assistant coaches, have done just that…. They have crossed the line and now they are in Virginia and are coaches with the Virginia Cavaliers….The Hot Stove College Football News …Read the Rest…

Radio men saying David Amerson(Dudley HS/N.C. State) looks to be GONE to the NFL

Posted by Andy Durham on December 31, 2012 at 6:51 pm under College, High School | 6 Comments to Read

The radio broadcasters on the N.C. Wolfpack football network were saying today that they thought David Amerson would leave N.C. State after this season and move on to the National Football League…. State broadcaster Tony Haynes said he could tell by the tone in Amerson’s voice during his post-game comments, that David is done in …Read the Rest…


N.C. State Wolfpack wins 89-68 over Spartans(State led UNCG 43-36 at the half):No Trevis Simpson today for Spartans

Posted by Andy Durham on at 6:23 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Final: N.C. State 89 UNCG 68 C.J. Leslie with 21 points for N.C. State, while Scott Wood and Lorenzo Brown had 15 a-piece and Ricard Howell added 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Pack…Kayel Locke led the UNCG Spartans with 25 points…..N.C. State(10-2)/UNCG(2-9) Now N.C. STATE 65, UNCG 50….Mid-way through second half…. Second half:N.C. …Read the Rest…

Duke steady at #1 in new AP College Basketball Poll

Posted by Andy Durham on December 24, 2012 at 7:07 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The Duke Devils are #1 and N.C. State holds down the #23 spot in the new Associated Press college basketball, released today….CLICK HERE to check out the entire poll and you’ll see several future ACC schools, making moves in this poll…

David Thompson(N.C. State) collectible items headed to the auction block

Posted by Andy Durham on November 8, 2012 at 1:16 pm under College, High School, Professional | 4 Comments to Read

Jerseys, rings, basketballs, trophies and other items all worn or used/signed by David Thompson(Crest HS/N.C. State/Denver/Etc.) will be hitting the auction market in mid-November and you might want to take a look at this list of items, that will be coming available for purchase…. Quite a list and DT is letting them go and he …Read the Rest…


Busy time coming up for UNC Tar Heels and the rest of the Big Four in ACC Football

Posted by Andy Durham on October 8, 2012 at 7:22 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

UNC Tar Heels(4-2) have a busy time coming up in the next three weeks and the Heels have not scored less than 27 points, in any game this season…66, 52, 48, 34, 27, 27 for the Heels, in games with Idaho, Elon, VA Tech, Louisville, ECU and Wake Forest….Miami, Duke and N.C. State up next …Read the Rest…

How can things be going so good one year and then end up going so bad the next?(David Amerson and N.C. State)

Posted by Andy Durham on October 4, 2012 at 11:22 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Things were going great for N.C. State and their secondary led David Amerson(Dudley High School) last season, but this year, the Wolfpack’s pass defense is next-to-last in ACC…The Pack will be facing E.J. Manuel and the Florida State Seminoles in Raleigh on Saturday and here are what the early numbers are saying:FLORIDA STATE 42-21. The …Read the Rest…

High Point’s Ted Brown to enter the N.C. State Hall of Fame this weekend and how he almost ended up at ECU

Posted by Andy Durham on October 3, 2012 at 11:22 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Former High Point Andrews runningback Ted Brown had a Hall of Fame career at N.C. State, but he almost ended up at East Carolina University…Didn’t recall it until today, but Brown only stood 5’8 and weighed 175 pounds and he is thought to be the best runningback in ACC Football history…That says a lot for …Read the Rest…

You don’t see this very often:All of the Big Four teams win this past Saturday in ACC Football

Posted by Andy Durham on September 24, 2012 at 1:38 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Wake Forest 49, Army 37 North Carolina 27, East Carolina 6 NC State 52, Citadel 14 Duke 38, Memphis 14 *****You really don’t see this all that very often, with all of the ACC’s Big Four and in-state ACC teams winning this past Saturday….(4-0) and that doesn’t happen all that often….First week, State(Tennessee) lost others …Read the Rest…

Rodney Purvis gets the ‘Green Light’ and he is ready to play for the Red and White

Posted by Andy Durham on September 17, 2012 at 3:09 pm under College, High School | 2 Comments to Read

The young man from the Upper Room has been cleared to play in the NCAA, for the Red and White of the N.C. State Wolfpack, in Raleigh….Rodeny Purvis got the ‘Green Light’ today and he will join the other incoming freshmen in the Pack lineup this season….Rodney Purvis, Tyler Lewis and TJ Warren will look …Read the Rest…

Russell Wilson(N.C. State/Wisconsin) starter or backup in the NFL?(Is 5’11 too small to get the call, for pro football?)

Posted by Andy Durham on August 25, 2012 at 4:56 pm under Professional | 2 Comments to Read

What about Russell Wilson, the former N.C. State Wolfpack and Wisconsin Badger quarterback??? Will he be a stater or a backup in the NFL? He has been a starter for the Seattle Seahawks, but this is just the preseason…..Do you see him as the starting QB for the Seahawks, once the regular season rolls around??? …Read the Rest…


Rodney Purvis now attending classes at N.C. State

Posted by Andy Durham on August 21, 2012 at 1:16 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

N.C. State basketball recruit Rodeny Purvis has been cleared to begin attending classes at North Carolina State University, but he still has not been cleared to play basketball for the Wolfpack… Purvis is in class, while he waits for his eligibility to be resolved….The NCAA is looking into the academic programs at Upper Room Academy, …Read the Rest…

David Amerson(Dudley HS/N.C. State) ready to follow-up on his big season from 2011 with ‘Great/State Expectations’ in 2012

Posted by Andy Durham on July 2, 2012 at 11:38 pm under College, High School | 5 Comments to Read

from www.wralsportsfan.com: David Amerson(Dudley High School/N.C. State University) led the country with 13 interceptions, an Atlantic Coast Conference single-season record and tied for second-most in bowl subdivision history, during the 2011 college season. He’s spending the summer getting stronger and improving his footwork, knowing he’ll face higher expectations as the guy likely charged with shutting …Read the Rest…

Knee Problems:Lorenzo Brown from N.C. State will have exploratory surgery

Posted by Andy Durham on June 24, 2012 at 4:44 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The exploratory surgery, for N.C. State basketball guard Lorenzo Brown, will be coming up this Tuesday and it will allow the doctors to find out what is causing the pain in Brown’s knee…..Brown averaged nearly 13 points a game for the N.C. State Wolfpack basketball team last season and this off-season preventative work should make …Read the Rest…

Florida defeats N.C. State 7-1 in game one at Gainesville and game two will be on Sunday with Carlos Rodon throwing for the Pack

Posted by Andy Durham on June 9, 2012 at 3:23 pm under College | 2 Comments to Read

Final: Florida 7 N.C. State 1 Josh Tobias(SEG) went 1-4 with 1 run scored for Florida and Ethan Ogburn(SWG) worked four and a-third innings on the hill for State and allowed 5 runs on 8 hits and Ogburn took the loss for N.C. State….

N.C. State with Ogburn(SWG) vs. Florida with Tobias(SEG) today at 2pm

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:12 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Info from www.wralsportsfan.com and from GreensboroSports.com: Former Southwest Guilford junior right-hander Ethan Ogburn (5-3, 3.23 ERA) takes the mound in the Wolfpack’s opener today at 2 p.m. on ESPNU. Ogburn comes off of the longest outing of his career, an 8 2/3 inning effort in an elimination game against UNC Wilmington.(Josh Tobias, the freshman from …Read the Rest…

Ethan Ogburn(Southwest Guilford HS) to get the start today for N.C. State vs. Miami at ACC Baseball Tourney

Posted by Andy Durham on May 23, 2012 at 2:54 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

N.C. State-Miami game set to start in 8 minutes(3pm) at NewBridge Bank Park….. from www.wralsportsfan.com: NC State will trot junior Ethan Ogburn out to the mound for the 3 p.m. contest against No. 6 Miami (34-19, 16-14 ACC). Ogburn is 4-3 on the year with a 3.04 ERA. NC State (38-15, 19-11 ACC) took one …Read the Rest…


Philip Rivers speaks to N.C. State graduating Class of 2012

Posted by Andy Durham on May 12, 2012 at 5:34 pm under College, Professional | Read the First Comment

from www.wralsportsfan.com: Raleigh, N.C. — Former North Carolina State University quarterback Philip Rivers mixed football stories with advice about life on Saturday morning when he spoke to more than 5,200 graduates at PNC Arena. CLICK HERE to read all…

Will Bobby Lutz take his walking boots to where the Hokie shoots?:Is Lutz in cohoots with Virginia Tech?

Posted by Andy Durham on April 28, 2012 at 10:39 pm under College | Read the First Comment

Mark Berman, Courtside at www.roanoke.com and The Roanoke Times, says that many names are popping up, when it comes to the conversation about the vacant Virginia Tech men’s basketball coaching position…. N.C. State associate head coach Bobby Lutz is in the loop, so is Steve Robinson, assistant to Roy Williams at North Carolina, Gregg Marshall …Read the Rest…

‘Wolf-Badger’ Russell Wilson returns to N.C. State

Posted by Andy Durham on April 21, 2012 at 10:59 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Russell Wilson is back at N.C. State this weekend for the Alumni Weekend and the Spring football game and he is also getting ready for next weekend’s NFL Draft… The former N.C. State quarterback and most recent Wisconsin Badger QB talks about his return to Raleigh, talking again with coach Tom O’Brien and how he …Read the Rest…