For those who don't remember, Tennessee won the national title the year after Manning became a Colt with a team that grew together and made up for the loss of its superstar. NC State might not be playing in the Orange Bowl this year, but the team is the best Chuck Amato has ever had with as much depth and overall talent as anyone in the country.
College Football News: 2004 NC State Preview CollegeFootballNews.com The season will be a success if ... NC State wins the ACC title. This might seem like a wicked-high goal considering the team lost four league games last year, but the schedule is favorable and the team is better than ever. The program has to believe it's good enough to expect to win a championship. Read More