Web Run: No flash on Pack's signing day

There was no motorcycle. No grape juice or non-alcoholic champagne. No singing. Tom O'Brien could've used some shades, though.

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(As Of February 8)
School Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
Boston College 8-2 .800 17-6 .739
Virginia 8-2 .800 16-6 .727
North Carolina 7-2 .778 21-3 .875
Virginia Tech 6-3 .667 16-7 .696
Clemson 5-5 .500 19-5 .792
Duke 5-5 .500 18-6 .750
Florida State 5-5 .500 17-7 .708
Georgia Tech 4-6 .400 15-8 .652
Maryland 3-6 .333 17-7 .708
NC State 3-6 .333 13-9 .591
Wake Forest 2-8 .200 11-12 .478
Miami 2-8 .200 9-15 .375



"No. I think that's really good for the alumni and the chat rooms and all that... it causes conversation which is good. If I look back, we had been ranked four of the last six years in the top 25, one year I think we were #26, and I wouldn't say that we ever had a ranked recruiting class." - NC State head coach Tom O'Brien on the importance of recruit rankings



No flash on Pack's singing day
Jack Daly * The Herald-Sun
There was no motorcycle. No grape juice or non-alcoholic champagne. No singing. Tom O'Brien could've used some shades, though. When N.C. State's new football coach sat down Wednesday afternoon to discuss the Wolfpack's 21-player recruiting class, the sun was shining through the Murphy Football Center windows and right into O'Brien's eyes. Even before O'Brien opened his mouth, it was readily apparent there was a new regime in Raleigh. Read More

Wolfpack finds plenty of in-state recruits
Bob Sutton * Times-News
New coach Tom O'Brien didn't go far for many of the recruits in his first class at North Carolina State. The Wolfpack received national letters-of-intent from 20 football players Wednesday, with half of them coming from within the state. O'Brien said he hopes that's the start of a trend. "I've been around this state and I've talked to some coaches who knew of me or knew me from my time (as an assistant coach) at Virginia," O'Brien said. Read More



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No flash on Pack's singing day
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