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As a student, N.C. State freshman Justin Burke is on the fast track, having already earned 30 hours of college credits going into the fall semester. As a student of football, the heady, highly recruited quarterback is learning a sophisticated offense at a pretty good clip as well.

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"Let's call it like it is: We're not going to be as good as we were on defense the last two years," Amato said. "It's that simple. But how bad we're going to be, how good we're going to be, time will tell." - Chuck Amato



Burke drawing comparisons to Rivers
A.J. Carr * News & Observer
As a student, N.C. State freshman Justin Burke is on the fast track, having already earned 30 hours of college credits going into the fall semester. As a student of football, the heady, highly recruited quarterback is learning a sophisticated offense at a pretty good clip as well. "I'm getting there," Burke said, noting that the "biggest challenge is the verbal part, the vernacular," which can sometimes tongue-tie the most eloquent of players. But Burke's job is to rattle off the plays and make the plays. He did that big-time in high school, throwing a Kentucky state record of 62 touchdowns with only six interceptions last fall. Read More

Brown, Baker form dynamic duo
Hugh W. Kellenberger * Rocky Mount Telegram
Both are in-state products. Both set state records during illustrious high school careers capped by Parade All-American status. Both chose to attend N.C. State as part of the same recruiting class. Toney Baker and Andre Brown's careers to this point have mirrored each other. All indications are that their sophomore seasons wearing Wolfpack red will be more of the same. "They're going to be the man plural," N.C. State coach Chuck Amato said. "The whole thing is to get as many playmakers as you can on the football field." Read More



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