Deraney once again had a strong game. He had four kickoffs with two touchbacks, and he also converted both extra points and his lone field goal attempt, a 42-yarder.
He punted seven times for a 37.3 yard average, including a long of 42 yards. He had three punts downed inside the 20-yard line.
Blackman had four punt returns for 38 yards and a kickoff return for 27 yards.
Jamelle Eugene and John Kane returned two pooch kicks eight and six yards respectively.
NC State blocked two punts against Akron, as safeties DaJuan Morgan and J.C. Neal recorded the blocks.