* Redshirt senior Pete Thomas and sophomore Manny Stocker are listed as co-starters at quarterback.
* Redshirt sophomore Alex Barr is listed as the starter at right guard over redshirt junior Cam Fordham.
* Graduate Asa Watson is listed as the starter at tight end.
* Redshirt junior Tony Creecy is listed as the starter at running back.
* Redshirt junior Tyler Purvis is listed as the starter at fullback over redshirt junior Logan Winkles.
* NC State has three wideout positions, and the starters are: redshirt junior Bryan Underwood (F), redshirt senior Rashard Smith (Z), and redshirt senior Quinton Payton (X).
* The defensive end positions are up for grabs, as Art Norman and Forrest West are listed as co-starters at FE and Mike Rose and Darryl Cato-Bishop are co-starters at BE.
* Senior D.J. Green is now starting at weakside linebacker.
* Sophomore M.J. Salahuddin is the starter at middle linebacker. Salahuddin played outside last season.
* Senior Jarvis Byrd is listed as the starter at free safety. Byrd played cornerback last fall.
* Redshirt senior Rashard Smith is listed as the Pack's punt returner and kick returner.