The NC State coaching staff underwent some turnover during the off-season and, as a result, saw some changes in areas of responsibility for recruiting. StateFans breaks down the areas that each coach will cover during the upcoming recruiting season.
QB coach Curt Cignetti- Coach Cignetti will be responsible for most of Pennsylvania along with the Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Fayetteville areas of NC.
Key players landed by coach Cignetti: QB Marcus Stone, RB Darrell Blackman, DT Tank Tyler, DL Raymond Brooks, DT DeMario Pressley
OC and TE coach Noel Mazzone- Coach Mazzone will cover Georgia and most of western NC for the Wolfpack.
Key players landed by coach Mazzone- DB Jeremy Gray
WR coach Doc Holliday- Coach Holliday will recruit S. Florida and coastal areas of NC.
Key players landed by coach Holliday- LB Stephen Tulloch, WR Tramain Hall, LB Pat Thomas, DE Mario Williams, S Andre Maddox, DB Jimmie Sutton, DE Willie Young, WR John Dunlap, TE Octavius Darby, DE James Martin, DE Maurice Charles
RB coach Dick Portee- Coach Portee will continue covering South Carolina, Virginia- except for the Tidewater region, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He also covers the Charlotte/Albemarle/Concord areas.
Key players landed by coach Portee- RB TA McLendon, OL Kalani Heppe, PK Tyler Lewis, OL Derek Morris, CB Lamont Reid, DT John McCargo
OL coach Mike Barry- Coach Barry will be responsible for the NW region of NC and the state of NJ.
Key players landed by coach Barry- OL Merci Falaise
DC and LB coach Reggie Herring- Coach Herring will recruit the Space Coast, Tallahassee and Jacksonville areas of Florida. He will also cover the triangle and areas close to Raleigh.
Key players landed by coach Herring- New hire
CB coach Greg Williams- Coach Williams will cover the Scotland and Richmond County areas of NC along with E Pennsylvania.
Key players landed by coach Williams- DE John Bedics, DT Kennie Covington
S coach Manny Diaz- Coach Diaz will be responsible for much of the Sandhills area of the state including the Rocky Mount and Greenville areas. He also covers the Tidewater region of Virginia including the Hampton and Norfolk areas.
Key players landed by Coach Diaz- RB Andre Brown, DE Gerard Miller, CB Phillip Holloman