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N.C. State's retooled defense and the running of Andre Brown and Toney Baker are the keys to the Wolfpack's victory over defending Division I-AA national champion Appalachian State

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"I was really impressed with the play of our defensive line. I was concerned. I wasn't kidding. But we did a good job of pressuring people. We really attacked the line of scrimmage." - Chuck Amato on the NC State defense

A familiar formula
Jack Daly * The Herald-Sun
Mario Williams was on the N.C. State sideline Saturday, a 6-foot-7, 295-pound reminder of all that the Wolfpack defense has lost from last season. Williams was the No. 1 pick in this year's NFL draft, but what's left on the Pack defense this season was more than enough Saturday night in the opener against Appalachian State. The Wolfpack won 23-10 at Carter-Finley Stadium, getting hard running again from sophomore tailbacks Andre Brown and Toney Baker while turning to its defense to make the timely plays. Read More

Stone's style is good, just not great
Caulton Tudor * News & Observer
N.C. State's 2006 football schedule began Saturday night in Carter-Finley Stadium with quarterback Marcus Stone in late-season 2005 form. For Wolfpack fans, that's the good news. It's just not great news. A 6-foot-4, 236-pound redshirt junior, Stone put on a performance against Appalachian State that virtually mirrored his conservative showings after he grabbed the starting job from Jay Davis midway through last season. Read More

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Locker Room Report: Amato Audio + Quotes
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Box Score: NC State-App. State
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A familiar formula
Chip Alexander * News & Observer

Pack defense rises to Amato's challenge
A.J. Carr * News & Observer

Stone's style is good, just not great
Caulton Tudor * News & Observer

Pack, appreciate win
Tom Sorenson * Charlotte Observer

Pack gets a scare in opener
David Scott * Charlotte Observer

N.C. State 23, Appalachian State 10
The Associated Press

Pack runs strong past ASU
Jack Daly * The Herald-Sun

Wolfpack's defense too much for Mountaineers
Tommy Bowman * Winston-Salem Journal

State knocks off ASU
Stephen Schramm * Freedom News Service

N.C. State tops ASU behind revamped defense
Sammy Batten * Fayetteville (NC) Observer

Pack strong in opener
Hugh W. Kellenberger * Rocky Mount Telegram

Wolfpack's 2006 debut dominated by D
Tim Peeler * GoPack.com

Appalachian State News Watch...
NO MORAL WIN: ASU didn't come to Raleigh for the check
Lenox Rawlings * Winston-Salem Journal

Pack defense stifles ASU
Keith Jarrett * Asheville Citizen-Times

Mustangs outfielder heading to NCSU
Tim Stevens * News & Observer

No Commitment From Green
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Is Bryant Edging Closer to a Commitment?
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Virginia LB Sets September Official With Pack
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Costly win for Deacons
The Associated Press

Terps start fast
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Glennon, Hokies romp 38-0
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(18) Clemson 54, Florida Atlantic 6
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(8) Richmond 13, Duke 0
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Pittsburgh 38, Virginia 13
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(2) Notre Dame 14, Georgia Tech 10
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Knights leave Heels feeling blue
Robbie Pickeral * News & Observer

Navy runs to victory over ECU
Jaymes Powell Jr. * News & Observer

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