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Here is a look at a few prospects either committed to NC State or considering the Wolfpack who could be switching their commitments between now and Signing Day.

Here is a look at a few prospects either committed to NC State or considering the Wolfpack who could be switching their commitments between now and Signing Day.

2015 Commitments
NC State has one commitment in the 2015 recruiting class publicly considering other schools.

Jabari Zuniga []
Hometown: Marietta, GA
High School: Sprayberry High School
Vitals: 6-3/265
Position: Defensive Tackle
Current Commitment: NC State

One of NC State's fall commitments, Zuniga has flown completely under the recruiting radar... until recently.

He picked the Wolfpack in November over smaller schools, but took an official visit last weekend to Florida. He will visit Arkansas this weekend before finalizing his decision between the three schools, who have all offered.

Zuniga maintains that he is still committed to NC State, but the coach recruiting him, Fris Jackson, is no longer at NC State, and he reportedly enjoyed his official visit to Florida.

NC State's Dave Doeren and defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen met with Zuniga and his parents last week, and the Wolfpack are hoping to land his signature on signing day.

A three-star recruit, Zuniga is rated the No. 88 defensive tackle in the country by Scout.com.

2015 Targets
NC State is currently pursuing several prospects committed to other programs.

Johnny Frasier []
Hometown: Princeton, NC
High School: Princeton High School
Vitals: 5-11/210
Position: Running Back
Current Commitment: Florida State

The top target remaining on NC State's recruiting board, Frasier is now ranked the No. 1 player in the state by Scout.com, and he is considered a Top 100 prospect nationally and the No. 4 tailback in the country.

"There is not much Frasier does not do at a very high level," says Scout.com Recruiting Analyst Chad Simmons. "He is a back with great size and he runs with great balance. He gets the tough yards inside running through tackles and he has the speed to the get to the perimeter.

"He is a complete back who will stay on the field on the next level. He shows a nice burst and he also can catch the ball well out of the backfield. Frasier is productive, strong, and quick."

With offers from some of the nation's best programs, Frasier has cut his list to Florida State, the school he's publicly committed to, NC State, Duke, and Alabama. He is scheduled to take his official visit to NC State this weekend.

Frasier is being recruited by Wolfpack assistants Clayton White (area) and Des Kitchings (position), and NC State has made a huge push in the last couple of months.

Stay tuned...

Jason Strowbridge []
Hometown: Deerfield Beach, FL
High School: Deerfield Beach High School
Vitals: 6-4/241
Position: Defensive End
Current Commitment: Kentucky

Jason Strowbridge may surprised a lot of folks when he committed to Kentucky in September. With offers from programs across the country, he chose to play for the Wildcats in the SEC.

However, he continued to take official visits. He has already taken trips to North Carolina and NC State... he visited the Wolfpack this past weekend.

The plan is for Strowbridge to visit Kentucky and potentially Miami before making his final decision closer to Signing Day.

A four-star recruit, Strowbridge is currently rated the No. 24 defensive end in the country by Scout.com.

"Strowbridge has a world of upside with a long, somewhat lean, frame that should fill out to 280+ down the road," says Scout.com Recruiting Analyst Chad Simmons. "He is all about upside at this point and could be a factor anywhere along the defensive line. Should have scheme versatility due to his plus athleticism.

"Strowbridge needs to get his pad level down and bring the same intensity every play. We love his upside and this should be a multi-year starter at the BCS level."

Tyrone Riley []
Hometown: Savannah, GA
High School: Calvary Baptist Day School
Vitals: 6-7/230
Position: Defensive End
Current Commitment: Kentucky

A long, lean defensive end similar to current Wolfpacker Pharoah McKever, Riley, like Strowbridge, is currently committed to Kentucky.

He visited NC State over the summer and has been coveted by the Wolfpack for a while now, and they were able to get him on campus over the weekend for an official visit. He is being recruited by Wolfpack defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen.

A prospect that is very hard to reach for interviews, it's unknown just how much he is considering NC State at this point, but the fact that he visited this late in the process has to be a positive for the Wolfpack.

Riley is currently rated the No. 123 defensive end in the country by Scout.com.

Emmanuel Olenga []
Hometown: Charlotte, NC
High School: Olympic High School
Vitals: 6-5/240
Position: Defensive End
Current Commitment: East Carolina

One of the top athletes in the state, Olenga burst on the scene with a breakout senior season at Olympic High School. His recruitment had been impacted by academics, but his grades have reportedly improved and he is now on track to qualify.

Olenga gave a commitment to East Carolina in December, but NC State recently offered and he has stated he will visit the Wolfpack. Olenga is being recruited by Wolfpack assistant Eddie Faulkner.

He is currently rated a three-star recruit and the No. 83 defensive end in the country by Scout.com.


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