Web Run: Amato takes aim at non-qualifiers

N.C. State football coach Chuck Amato defended his program and took a swipe at Akron on Monday when a reporter asked whether the Wolfpack should lose at home to Akron.

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"They're in a conference that allows non-qualifiers in school. Non-qualifiers. Do y'all need to look that one up to write your stories? ... Do you know what kind of players non-qualifiers are, usually? They're inversely proportional to what their grade-point average is. They can make a big difference." - Chuck Amato takes aim at Akron's admission policy for football players



Amato takes aim at Akron's non-qualifiers
Ken Tysiac * Charlotte Observer
N.C. State football coach Chuck Amato defended his program and took a swipe at Akron on Monday when a reporter asked whether the Wolfpack should lose at home to Akron. Akron, a member of the Mid-American Conference, defeated N.C. State 20-17 on Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium. The MAC, unlike the ACC (to which N.C. State belongs), does not have an automatic bid to the Bowl Championship Series for its champion. Read More

ACC: Still photos not dependable
A.J. Carr * News & Observer
Akron running back Dennis Kennedy was credited with a 1-yard touchdown plunge Saturday on the game's final play, giving the Zips a 20-17 victory over N.C. State. But did he really reach the end zone? Read More



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