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Amato: Don't worry about the D

The message came in a barely controlled rant, but it did come: Chuck Amato says his defense is not to blame for N.C. State's troubles this football season...<br><br><small><b>Other featured stories for 10/7:</b></small> <li> <a href="" target=blank><b>Pack's ills in heads, not feet</b></a>

Amato: Don't worry about the D
Tim Peeler * News & Record
The Wolfpack's coach prefers to blame the kicking game. Sure, State is No. 116 out of 117 NCAA Division I-A teams in pass defense. Sure, the team that led the ACC in total defense last year is seventh this year, after replacing an experienced front four... Read More

Pack's ills in heads, not feet
Ned Barnett * News & Observer
One of the first things I ever wrote about Chuck Amato was a column in July 2000, seven months after he returned to his alma mater for his first head-coaching job after 18 years as an assistant at Florida State... Read More

Pack backs on the mend
Chip Alexander * News & Observer

Amato blames losses on kicking game
Al Featherston * The Herald-Sun

Booted: Amato blames failures in kicking game
Bill Cole * Winston-Salem Journal

Wolfpack tries to kick bad kicking game habit
Ron Green Jr. * Charlotte Observer

Amato getting no kick from kicking game
Steve Phillips * High Point Enterprise

Amato thinks defense is taking too much criticism
Bob Sutton * Freedom News Service

Wolfpack Staying Optimistic After 3-3 Start
The Associated Press

Heisman Tidbit
John Brasier * Anderson Independent

Amato Not Getting Kick out of Kicking Game
Tony Haynes *

Wolfpack Brings Out Best in Red Hot Quarterbacks
Tony Haynes *

Wolfpack Impressive in Win Over Midshipmen, 3-0

ACC adds more commitments
Thad Mumau * Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer

Part I: Blackman Shines in Hargrave-UNC Matchup

Part II -- Blackman: "I'm Solid With N.C. State"

AP Poll


ACC News...
Bunting gets AD support
Luciana Chavez * News & Observer

Duke, UNC Plan Early Start
Rachel Carter * News & Observer

Gridiron agony in the Triangle
Frank Dascenzo * The Herald-Sun

Blue Devils duke it out in practice
Steve Phillips * High Point Enterprise

FSU's injuries nearly healed with No. 2 Miami up next
The Post and Courier

Other News...
Next Up: Big decisions are looming for Braves
Lenox Rawlings * Winston-Salem Journal

Braves Start a New Streak With Late Flops
Paul Newberry * The Associated Press

The Faceless 5 (Panthers)
Scott Fowler * Charlotte Observer

Quote of the Day: Chuck Amato blames the kicking game - "I looked up about seven bad plays on each side in the kicking game. If we win the kicking game here, we're undefeated. It has nothing to do with offense and it has nothing to do with defense."

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