AUDIO: Doeren Excited About 2015 Class

RALEIGH, N.C. -- NC State head coach Dave Doeren discussed his 2015 recruiting class and also fielded a few questions from the media at his press conference. Here is some audio and quotes from the Q&A with Doeren.

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"Signing Day is a celebration of a bunch of young men and their family joining our family."

"PACK15 quickly becomes 1PACK1GOAL with the rest of our team."

"You can recruit to create the competition that you like to have on the roster."

"We want to be the best developmental staff with young men."

"We finished our season as strong as anybody in the country with our play."

"In all there were 16 players joining the team in-state. That's something I take a lot of pride in."

"It was our goal, our mission, to keep the best players home. I think we've done everything we can to show that wasn't just lip-service."

"We never quit. There were seven guys in this class committed to somebody else and many of them were in-state players."

"An overall look, we had two Top 100 commits which is the first time since 2005 in a recruiting class."

"We had 12 players in postseason all-star games."

"The three tailbacks we signed (Johnny Frasier, Reggie Gallaspy, and Nyheim Hines) in their high school careers when you add up their yardage rushed for 20,115 yards and 298 touchdowns. Pretty amazing. I'm very excited about what those guys bring to the table."

"Debbie, she is as active an athletic director in recruiting that I've been around."

Doeren on Chandler Belk: Chandler Belk was in our camp last summer and he's one of those guys you can't stop watching. He did a tremendous job at camp.

Doeren on Eurndraus Bryant: Big E was a late pickup for us. We've known about him for a while. He was 6'1.5 and 360 pounds on his visit, we'll get him down to 330. He's a big man and can play both A gaps by himself. We're excited about that.

Doeren on Johnny Frasier: We recruited him for a long time. He has a great family that wanted to be a part of the experience. He made the decision that he wanted to stay home.

Doeren on Reggie Gallaspy: He's already on campus doing great things.

Doeren on Vernon Grier: He's a great young man from a great program.

Doeren on Tyler Griffiths: He may be the most important guy in this deal. We have to replace a senior snapper.

Doeren on Quentez Johnson: Quentez is a great kid... Really focused.

Doeren on Nyheim Hines: Very versatile kid. He can play RB, WR, Returner, punt retuener, and Wildcat. He has five lotto tickets for us.

Doeren on TJ McCoy: He was in our camp... Has great leadership skills, was very competitive.

Doeren on Emanuel on McGirt: He committed to the school down the road and we stayed on him. We didn't feel it was the right fit and he came to his senses.

Doeren on Jakobi Meyers: I think he's one of the biggest steals in the country. We had to battle hard to get this young man.

Doeren on Jarius Morehead: He played a lot of positions for his team. He was the center of attention for Eastern Guilford.

Doeren on Riley Nicholson: He has many options. I felt we had to get this kid in our program. He is tough and could be an early contributor.

Doeren on Cole Nigro: We are excited he's joining us. We have great tradition with local walkons.

Doeren on Emmanuel Olenga: Excited about his upside. He's raw but a great athlete from a neat family. His upside is through the roof.

Doeren on Freddie Phillips: Versatile and does a lot of things... He can play all three of our safety positions.

Doeren on Tyrone Riley: He looks almost identical to Pharoah McKever. He's a long athlete and we are excited to get him.

Doeren on Darian Roseboro: We are excited to get the best defensive player in the state for the 2nd year in a row. He can play early.

Doeren on Brian Sessoms: He had four times under 4.3 in our camp. He has great speed... Can really make plays as a returner too.

Doeren on Freddie Simmons: He is very good after the catch... A long kid who can make plays.

Doeren on James Smith-Williams: He can fly. We are really excited to get him. He's a 4.5 kid who nearly broad jumped 11 feet at camp.

Doeren on Philip Walton: He's raw but he really has a chance. He will have to develop but he has unbelievable tools.

Doeren on Aaron Wiltz: He's tremendously athletic and a great wrestler. Great student who comes from a terrific program.

Doeren on Daris Workman: He was a bball player in high school... He will be here in the summer and is a great athlete with upside.

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