Web Run: Wilson to start at QB for N.C. State

Redshirt freshman Russell Wilson will start at quarterback for N.C. State in the season opener at South Carolina, coach Tom O'Brien announced Friday.

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"The decision always came down to who we thought would give us the best opportunity to win a football game. Right now, our offense and the way we are structured it will be Russell Wilson. That was the deciding factor." - Coach O'Brien on his desion to name Russell Wilson starting QB



Russell Wilson to start at QB for N.C. State
Dane Huffman * WRAL
Redshirt freshman Russell Wilson will start at quarterback for N.C. State in the season opener at South Carolina, coach Tom O'Brien announced Friday. Wilson, from Richmond, Va., will be just the third Wolfpack quarterback since 1971 to start as a freshman in his first collegiate game. He is also just the eighth freshman quarterback to start a game over that time frame. Read More

Hands an asset for Pack's Wilson
Ken Tysiac * Charlotte.com
After practice Thursday, I asked N.C. State quarterback Russell Wilson to hold up his hand so I could see for myself. I'm about 6-foot-3, with hands that I think are average for somebody my size. Wilson is 5-foot-11, and one of the criticisms he has always faced is that he's small for a quarterback. Read More



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