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The Sunday morning routine was the same as it had been at Boston College. Come to the office early and dissect the events of the previous day.

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(As Of September 3)
ATLANTIC DIVISION
School Conference Pct. Overall Pct.
Boston College 1-0 1.000 1-0 1.000
Clemson 1-0 1.000 1-0 1.000
Maryland 0-0 .000 1-0 1.000
NC State 0-0 .000 0-1 .000
Florida State 0-1 .000 0-1 .000
Wake Forest 0-1 .000 0-1 .000
COASTAL DIVISION
School Conference Pct. Overall Pct.
Georgia Tech 0-0 .000 1-0 1.000
Miami 0-0 .000 1-0 1.000
North Carolina 0-0 .000 1-0 1.000
Virginia Tech 0-0 .000 1-0 1.000
Duke 0-0 .000 0-1 .000
Virginia 0-0 .000 0-1 .000



"It's no shock BC is expected to beat the Pack. All things considered, if N.C. State were to win this game, it might rank as one of O'Brien's best achievements -- and he's got quite a few already." - The Herald-Sun's Frank Dascenzo



O'Brien isn't in for warm welcome
Frank Dascenzo * The Herald-Sun
Not oblivious to the obvious, Tom O'Brien will be in trouble Saturday in a place where he used to feel very comfortable. Alumni Stadium -- with its 44,500 seats and nestled on the cozy campus of Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. -- is where O'Brien rebuilt the Eagles, made them winners, took them to eight consecutive bowl games and he knew how to beat Notre Dame, too. O'Brien bolted for many reasons, N.C. State's splendid facilities, warmer weather, fewer horns honking in Wake County than near Fenway Park, among them. Read More

This one will be old school
Mark Blaudschun * Boston Globe
The Sunday morning routine was the same as it had been at Boston College. Come to the office early and dissect the events of the previous day. But for Tom O'Brien, last Saturday was a milestone: his first game as head football coach at North Carolina State. A new chapter at a new school with new challenges. O'Brien is a master at moving forward and not dwelling on the past - good or bad - which is why his "I've been better" response to an innocuous "How are you doing?" inquiry was somewhat surprising. Read More



Practice Report: DeMario Pressley
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Pack unveils secret weapon
A.J. Carr * News & Observer

O'Brien isn't in for warm welcome
Frank Dascenzo * The Herald-Sun

O'Brien not pulling any punches
Andrew Jones * Star-News

N.C. State QB Situation and More
Andrew Jones * Star-News

N.C. State's O'Brien braces for uncertain reception at BC
The Associated Press

O'Brien Returns to Boston With New QB
Bill Maloney * FanHouse

Extended Interview: Tom O'Brien (Sept. 3)
WRAL

Heels Happy, Pack Half-Empty
Barry Jacobs * WRAL

NCSU Defense Looking For Redemption
Langdon Morris * WRAL

Brown ready for spotlight
Clark Leonard * Technician

Boston College News Watch...
Boston College AD Praises O'Brien
The Associated Press

BC's Ryan named ACC offensive back of week
The Associated Press

This one will be old school
Mark Blaudschun * Boston Globe


Volleyball a natural choice for Benac
Emily Seck * Technician

The Great Leap Forward
March Madness All Season


Basketball...
Wall Emerges as National Talent
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Football...
Recruiting: N.C. State, UNC Host Top Prospects
Sammy Batten * WRAL

Gainey Still Awaiting First Offer
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Pack Pride's Top 25 List (Sept 4)
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Pack Eyeing Virginia Fullback
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Bowden's time at FSU nearing end?
Langston Wertz * Charlotte Observer

Noles dig a hole with loss
The Associated Press

Heels' Rice to miss rest of season
The Associated Press

Deacons turn to Hodegs for relief
Rob Daniels * News-Record

Blue Devils face tougher tests on road
Bryan Strickland * The Herald-Sun

ACC Week 2 Predictions
Jared Reback * Bleacher Report


Cowher faces the music as a TV analyst
The Associated Press

Thud! Michigan Drops Out of AP Top 25
The Associated Press

Biggest upset ever? No way
Michael N. Graff * The Fayetteville Observer

College basketball notes: Boston College coach gets new contract
The Associated Press

Text ban gives recruits some space
Brian Mull * Star-News

Are the Heels up for an ECU challenge?
Andrew Jones * Star-News



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