Mulrooney Excited About Wolfpack Offer

NC State recently offered Delaware offensive lineman Evan Mulrooney and the rising senior talked with Pack Pride about his interest in the Wolfpack.

Delaware offensive lineman Evan Mulrooney was on an unofficial visit to Cincinnati this week when he received some big news from another school that has shown interest in the past.

Pack Pride caught up with the 6-4, 270-pound lineman from Wilmington (DE) Salesianum School while he was visiting the Big East school and he had some big-time news to share.

"I'm actually at Cincinnati for an unofficial visit," said Mulrooney. "Me and a buddy were at a local chili joint and just eating. My coach called me up. I thought he just wanted to see how the trip went. He said he had some news for me.

"He told me NC State said they are going to offer me a full scholarship. I was sitting there thinking, 'Are you kidding me?' It still hasn't sunk in yet. I don't even think the Maryland offer has sunk in yet."

As he said, Maryland had extended an offer to Mulrooney earlier in the process. He has received interest from a host of other schools across the country. Apparently the offer from the Wolfpack came as a surprise.

"They had never talked to me much on a consistent basis so it was out of left field," he said. "One of the coaches recruiting me went to my school. He came up and he's a real cool guy -- Mike Reed.

"I'm interested in any school that's interested in me. They don't even have to offer. If they show interest then I'll gladly call them back, talk to them and just give them the time of day. I'm just humbled to be recruited."

Mulrooney is hoping to take a trip to NC State at some point in the near future.

"I've heard it's a really pretty campus and a great school. I'm definitely going to try to get down there, maybe for the spring game or something."

In addition to NC State, Maryland and Cincinnati, Mulrooney is also receiving interest from Penn State, Boston College, Nebraska and West Virginia among others.

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