"Kalani broke four bones in his foot during the first series and didn't miss a snap," Amato said. "[Only] if all our kids were that tough. He's going to be out, I want to say either four-to-six weeks, but I don't know the exact time."
Heppe, a red-shirt freshman from Bealeton, Virginia, has been NC State's reserve center. Left guard Leroy Harris will now serve as backup center for starter Jed Paulsen.