Web Run: Stone steps up for State

N.C. State coach Chuck Amato didn't mince words Monday when he told Marcus Stone he now was the Wolfpack's starting quarterback. "It was short and sweet," Stone said. "Basically, I went in his office and he told me we're going to make a change and I'm the guy."

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"But it's time to find out how good Marcus is." - Chuck Amato

"I kind of realized after the game that some changes probably needed to be made." - NC State back-up quarterback Jay Davis



Stone steps up for State
Chip Alexander * News & Observer
N.C. State coach Chuck Amato didn't mince words Monday when he told Marcus Stone he now was the Wolfpack's starting quarterback. "It was short and sweet," Stone said. "Basically, I went in his office and he told me we're going to make a change and I'm the guy." For the first time since Philip Rivers graduated in 2003, State will not begin a game with Jay Davis at quarterback. Stone, a redshirt sophomore, will start Saturday when the Wolfpack, 2-4 overall and a team that could be reaching a desperation point, faces Southern Mississippi (4-2) at Carter-Finley Stadium. Read More

Young invests time to perfect placekicking routine
Joe Overby * Technician
Like a Wall Street stockbroker, holder Chris Young understands how a good investment can pay off. The redshirt senior from Raleigh has already obtained a degree in finance and spends his free time producing a monthly stocks newsletter titled, "Blew by Blue," where he recommends a stock each month to family and friends. He said he came up with the name of the newsletter in hoping to "blow past the blue-chip stocks." Young said he wants to expand the newsletter and hopes to start his own investment business. Young's value of a sound investment has extended to the practice field, where he has devoted ample time to ensuring the best asset he provides to kicking game -- placing the football in the correct spot. Read More



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Stone steps up for State
Chip Alexander * News & Observer

N.C. State changing quarterbacks
Sammy Batten * Fayetteville (NC) Observer

Amato looks to Stone to spark offense
Jim Young * News-Record

Pack swaps QBs
John Delong * Winston-Salem Journal

N.C. State gets new starting QB
Ken Tysiac * Charlotte Observer

Amato makes move: Stone new QB
Mike Potter * The Herald-Sun

Stone replaces Davis as starting QB for N.C. State
Steve Phillips * High Point Enterprise

Amato changes quarterback
Bob Sutton * Freedom News Service

Wolfpack ready to sink or swim with Stone at QB
The Associated Press

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Stone named starter
Josh Harrell * Technician

Young invests time to perfect placekicking routine
Joe Overby * Technician

Stone Named Wolfpack Starter
Tony Haynes * GoPack.com

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Mobile Register

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The Associated Press


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