Meet NC State's Mid-Year Enrollees

NC State has announced the mid-year enrollees for the spring semester, and here is a look at the ten new additions.

Dylan Autenrieth
6-4 • 214 • Tight End
Dallas, Ga. • North Paulding HS
Played tight end at North Paulding High School for coach Scott Jones … Had 41 catches for 407 yards and five scores as a senior … Helped team to the Georgia 6A state playoffs … As a junior, caught 32 passes for 470 yards and seven touchdowns … Also a member of the basketball team, averaged 15 points as a junior … Ranked the No. 55 tight end in the nation by scout.com … Ranked the No. 74 player in Georgia by rivals.com.

Bryce Banks
6-3 • 186 • Cornerback
Columbia, Mo. • Rock Bridge HS
Played defensive back at Rock Bridge High School for coach A.J. Ofodile … Played both cornerback and free safety … Had over 40 tackles as a senior … Helped team to the Missouri Class 6 state playoffs … Ranked the No. 1 safety in Missouri and No. 89 nationally by rivals.com.

Bryce Dixon
6-3 • 224 • Tight End
Cary, N.C. • Green Hope HS
Played wide receiver and free safety at Green Hope High School for coach Kwame Dixon, his father … For his three-year varsity career had 142 catches for 1,953 yards and 19 touchdowns … Also had 2,402 all purpose yards … Pulled in 39 catches for 558 yards and six touchdowns as a senior … Also had 53 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks and an interception  his final season … Helped team to the North Carolina 4AA state playoffs … Junior season had 62 catches for 870 yards and 10 TDs … Ranked the No. 33 player in North Carolina by rivals.com … Father played college football at Pittsburgh.

Bryce Folsom
6-5 • 270 • Offensive Line
Alpharetta, Ga. • Chattahoochee HS
Played both on the offensive and defensive lines at Chattahoochee High School for coach Vince Strine … Played at the tackle spot on both sides of the ball … Had 33 tackles and four tackles for loss as a junior … Ranked the No. 81 defensive tackle nationally, No. 9 in Georgia.

Connor Haskins
5-9 • 170 • Kicker

Lumberton, N.C. • Lumberton HS
Spent three seasons as the placekicker at UNC Pembroke … Did not play football in 2015 … Connected on 72 percent of his field goal tries with the longest coming from 50 yards out … Connected on 38-of-53 attempts for his UNCP career, and scored 205 points (91-of-96 extra points) … Placekicker at Lumberton High School for coach Mike Brill  … 30th-ranked kicker in the 2012 national class … Two-time all-conference and all-region performer in soccer and was team MVP as a member of the tennis and swimming teams … Father, John Haskins, is the head women's basketball coach at UNC Pembroke.

Garrett Hooker
6-3 • 230 • Linebacker
High Point, N.C. • Ledford HS
Played middle linebacker at Ledford High School for coach Chris Adams … Was averaging 22.0 tackles a game as a senior before breaking his foot towards the end of the season … Helped team to the second round of the North Carolina 3AA state playoffs … Picked for the 2015 Shrine Bowl, but did not play due to injury … Had 207 tackles, including 64 solo stops, and six sacks as a junior … Ranked the No. 50 inside linebacker nationally, No. 2 in North Carolina, by scout.com.

Dylan Parham
6-5• 210 • Quarterback
Raleigh, N.C. • Southeast Raleigh HS
Played quarterback at local Southeast Raleigh High School for coach Michael Thibodeau … Completed 143-of-294 passes for 2,003 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior … Also had 404 rushing yards and seven more TDs … Team captain as a senior … Was the team's offensive player of the game in nine of 11 games … Completed 149-of-296 passes for 1,773 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior … Played in the 2015 Shrine Bowl … Ranked the No. 45 player in North Carolina by rivals.com … Ranked the No. 54 quarterback nationally, No. 3 in North Carolina, by scout.com.

David Pierson
6-2 • 220 • Linebacker
Wendell, N.C. • Corinth Holders (Jireh Prep)
Attended Jireh Prep in Indian Trail, N.C., last season ... Led his Corinth Holders squad and conference in tackles in 2014 ... an all-conference, all-academic award winner ... Also earned most valuable linebacker award.

Matt Stevens
6-1 • 215 • Linebacker
Charlotte, N.C. • Hough HS
Played linebacker his senior season at Hough High School for coach Miles Aldridge … Limited to just six games as a senior … Finished with 27 total tackles, including four for loss and three sacks … Helped team to the NC 4AA state semifinals … Team went 12-0, including 6-0 in conference … As a junior, played at Davidson Day High School … Had 84 tackles, including four for loss, in 11 games … Older brother, Mike Stevens, started 10 games at cornerback for NC State in 2015.

Justin Witt
6-7 • 283 • Offensive Line
New Lenox, Ill. • Lincoln-Way West HS
Played offensive tackle at Lincoln-Way West High School for coach Dave Ernst … Helped team to an 11-3 record as a senior and team was Illinois 5A state runner-ups … Ranked the No. 28 player in Illinois by rivals.com … Ranked the No. 48 offensive tackle nationally by scout.com.


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