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Wolfpack Names Stroud Defensive Line Coach

RALEIGH -- After Chuck Amato was hired as head football coach at N.C. State, one of the first people he hired was strength and conditioning coordinator Todd Stroud, who had played nose guard for Amato at Florida State. <p><small><b>Other featured stories for 7/20:</b></small><li><a href="" target=blank><b>NCSU installs collapsible goal posts at Carter-Finley</b></a>

Quote of the Day:"He certainly didn't impress many on Monday, even with an MVP award. Simmons had two dunks during a stretch of less than a minute of the first half, one on a nifty underhanded pass from Mays, but his explosions were brief and infrequent." - High Point Enterprise's Tom Berry on Cedric Simmons

Pack finds strong line coach
Tim Peeler * News & Record
Now, Amato has promoted Stroud to assistant head coach and defensive line coach, a position that had been vacant since Amato restructured his defensive staff and hired Reggie Herring as coordinator. Read More

Simmons leads East boys' beefy front line
Larry Keech * News & Record
An unusual defense-oriented all-star basketball game placed a premium on frontcourt size and talent Monday night. Consequently, the East All-Stars bested the West 85-74 in the boys matchup at the Greensboro Coliseum. Cedric Simmons, a 6-foot-9, 216-pound N.C. State recruit from West Brunswick, was named the game's most valuable player for a 10-point, five-rebound performance that occasionally stirred the coliseum crowd of 2,916. Read More

NCSU installs collapsible goal posts at Carter-Finley
J.P. Giglio * News & Observer
The goal posts at Carter-Finley Stadium will stay the same this season -- no matter what happens in N.C. State's home football games with Ohio State, Miami and Florida State. The Wolfpack athletics department has made sure of that with the installation of hydraulic collapsible goal posts. The days of tearing down goal posts, and the accompanied injuries, are over for Wolfpack fans. The new, safety-conscious goal posts can be collapsed, within minutes, by the push of a button by stadium personnel, instead of a mob of fans. Read More

Pack signee Simmons receives MVP award after scoring 10 points
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