Web Run: Wolfpack-Hickson. Some Perspective

There is a tendency among many college sports fans, and with some media members, to belittle recruiting rankings. The skeptics cling to their mental checklists of prep All-Americans of the past who fell short of expectations in college, and they remember examples of little-known high school signees who became collegiate superstars.

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(As Of October 13)
ATLANTIC DIVISION
School Conference Pct. Overall Pct.
NC State 2-0 1.000 3-2 .600
Clemson 3-1 .750 6-1 .857
Boston College 2-1 .667 5-1 .833
Wake Forest 1-1 .500 5-1 .833
Florida State 1-2 .333 3-2 .600
Maryland 0-1 .000 3-2 .600
COASTAL DIVISION
School Conference Pct. Overall Pct.
Georgia Tech 3-0 1.000 5-1 .833
Virginia Tech 2-2 .500 4-2 .667
Miami 1-1 .500 3-2 .600
Virginia 1-1 .500 2-4 .333
North Carolina 0-3 .000 1-4 .200
Duke 0-3 .000 0-5 .000



"It was tough between Tennessee and NC State. It was neck-and-neck until the end, but I could only choose one. With that being said, I will be attending NC State University." - J.J. Hickson



Wolfpack-Hickson: Some Perspective
David Glenn's ACC Journal
There is a tendency among many college sports fans, and with some media members, to belittle recruiting rankings. The skeptics cling to their mental checklists of prep All-Americans of the past who fell short of expectations in college, and they remember examples of little-known high school signees who became collegiate superstars. What they forget, inevitably, is that the exceptions don't make the rule. Read More

Is the Pack really back?
Asheville Citizen-Times
Three weeks ago, N.C. State had lost back-to-back nonconference games against lightly regarded opponents, and — in a move that at the time appeared to be an act of desperation — coach Chuck Amato benched junior quarterback Marcus Stone in favor of sophomore Daniel Evans. Read More



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State's Tyler gets in d-line for draft
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The Associated Press

Playing status for Wake freshman is still undecided
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Wake Forest Notebook
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Audio: Hickson Selects NC State
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Bonus Photos: Hickson's Announcement
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Lowe Lands Signature Recruit
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Hickson Commits!
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Hickson says yes to Pack
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Wolfpack lands highly touted center
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State lands prized recruit
Dan Wiederer * Fayetteville (NC) Observer

Wheeler's Hickson picks N.C. State
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


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Football...
Pack Draft: No. 10 DT Kyle Linney
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The Associated Press

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