Kentucky runs for 281, beats NC State 23-21 in chippy Gator
24 North Carolina State 23-21 on Saturday in a chippy TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. “John was definitely looking down on us; Coach Schlarman definitely inspired us all,” said Rose, who was named Kentucky's bowl game MVP. “Those are four really good run defenders against a really good rushing offense,” NC State coach Dave Doeren said. Kentucky: The Wildcats won their third bowl game in as many seasons for the second time in school history. UP NEXTNorth Carolina State: Opens the 2021 season at home against USF on Sept. 2.
NC State seething in underdog role vs Kentucky in Gator Bowl
24 North Carolina State (8-3) is a 2 ½-point underdog against Kentucky (4-6) in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, a number the Wolfpack consider a slight heading into Saturday's game in Jacksonville. Kentucky was so bad offensively that coach Mark Stoops fired two assistants less than 24 hours after the regular-season finale. “They can put us down all they want, but we know what we have in the locker room, and that’s it,” NC State quarterback Bailey Hockman said. FAMILY AFFAIRHockman has an uncle who played at Kentucky, and the Gator Bowl matchup has prompted some trash talk. It’s family before everything,” said Bailey, who landed at NC State after transferring from Florida State.
Coastal Carolina's Jamey Chadwell is AP coach of the year
FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2020, file photo, Coastal Carolina coach Jamey Chadwell waits to lead his team onto the field for an NCAA football game against Georgia State in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)Coastal Carolina’s Jamey Chadwell is The Associated Press college football coach of the year after leading the Chanticleers to a surprising, near-perfect season. UCF’s Scott Frost was AP coach of the year in 2017 and Gary Patterson won the first of his two AP awards with TCU in 2009 when the Horned Frogs were competing in the Mountain West. Chadwell came to Coastal Carolina in 2017 as offensive coordinator for former coach Joe Moglia after four successful season at FCS Charleston Southern. ___VotingJamey Chadwell, Coastal Carolina - 88 points (16 first-place votes).
N.C. State football vs. Syracuse: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
(Photo by GrantRALEIGH, N.C. - Syracuse and North Carolina State, the only two ACC Atlantic Division teams that are winless in conference play, face off Thursday night. LINE: N.C. State -4.5Syracuse absorbed a 41-6 loss to No. The Orange scored 93 points in those two triumphs and erupted for 51 in last season's meeting with N.C. State - a 10-point win that was only the second victory by Syracuse in 12 encounters with N.C. State. "Weird feeling after this game," N.C. State coach Dave Doeren, who plans to switch quarterbacks this week, told reporters. PREDICTION: Syracuse 33, North Carolina State 21More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
NC State football vs. Ball State: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Tabari Hines #5 of the North Carolina State Wolfpack scores a touchdown against the East Carolina Pirates during the second half of their game at Carter-Finley Stadium on August 31, 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by GrantRALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina State will be back at the friendly confines of Carter-Finley Stadium on Saturday when it meets Ball State in a nonconference game. LINE: N.C. State -19.5After two solid performances to open the season, sophomore quarterback Matthew McKay struggled against West Virginia, completing fewer than 50 percent of his passes and taking three sacks. Thayer Thomas had a touchdown catch and pass against West Virginia, becoming the first N.C. State player to accomplish the feat since Rashard Smith did so against Boston College in 2013. PREDICTION: N.C. State 41, Ball State 13More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
N.C. State football vs. Western Carolina: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Western Carolina, meanwhile, likely will have its hands full after giving up 49 points to Mercer in its FCS season opener. ABOUT WESTERN CAROLINA (0-1)Tyrie Adams took his place in Western Carolina history in the season opener, becoming the school's all-time leader in passing yards and total offense. He finished with 318 passing yards and a pair of touchdowns to go along with 34 rushing yards. N.C. State has won all six matchups with Western Carolina by double digits. PREDICTION: N.C. State 39, Western Carolina 16More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
NC State football vs. East Carolina: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
LINE: N.C. State -17"He reminds me of Jacoby (Brissett) leadership-wise," N.C. State head coach Dave Doeren told reporters, referencing the former Wolfpack quarterback who now is the starter for the Indianapolis Colts. N.C. State finished fourth in the ACC in scoring defense last season (24.9 points per game) but was shredded for 401 rushing yards in a 52-13 loss to Texas A&M in the Gator Bowl. East Carolina junior K Jake Verity returns after hitting 19-of-21 field-goal attempts a season ago. N.C. State gave up 261.1 yards passing per game last season, ranking 108th in the nation. PREDICTION: N.C. State 43, East Carolina 20More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.