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North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren talks with quarterback Bailey Hockman (16) during the second half against Liberty in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Raleigh, N.C. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)

Georgia Tech, NC State look to continue 2020 recoveries

Dec. 3, 2020 9:25 AM EST

North Carolina State and Georgia Tech are proving it's possible to find positive results in a season made difficult by the coronavirus pandemic. Each team enters Saturday's game at N.C. State far removed from its respective last-place finish in the Atlantic Coast Conference last season. N.C. State (7-3, 6-3 ACC)...

Syracuse wide receiver Taj Harris (3) gets tackled during the first half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at the in Syracuse, N.Y. (Scott Schild /The Post-Standard via AP)

North Carolina State rallies to defeat Syracuse 36-29

Nov. 28, 2020 5:24 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Four quarterback sacks. Six tackles for loss. One safety. An interception. A 98-yard kickoff return. Trailing 22-14 at the half against a one-win Syracuse team. North Carolina State head coach Dave Doeren was not a happy camper. “I was far from calm. I was very upset, and I let...

North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren laughs with quarterback Bailey Hockman (16) after the team's 38-22 victory over Florida Stateof an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Raleigh, N.C. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)

Syracuse hosts NC State hoping to break 6-game skid

Nov. 27, 2020 11:32 AM EST

Josh Black never envisioned his redshirt senior year at Syracuse would be like this — only one win and six consecutive losses heading into the final two games of the season. “Losing is obviously something we don’t want to do. It’s just not us," said Black, a defensive end. "Winning is...

North Carolina State's Vi Jones (31) and Isaiah Moore (1) celebrate after Jones blocked a field goal-attempt by Liberty's Alex Barbir during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Raleigh, N.C. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)

Blocked FG helps NC State hold off No. 21 Liberty 15-14

Nov. 22, 2020 12:26 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — For the second time this season, No. 21 Liberty found itself lining up for a late field goal to beat an Atlantic Coast Conference team on the road. Only this time, Vi Jones and North Carolina State came up with the play to end the Flames' perfect season. Jones blocked Alex...

Liberty quarterback Malik Willis (7) celebrates his touchdown with his teammates during the first half of an NCAA football game on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Lynchburg, Va. (AP Photo/Shaban Athuman)

No. 21 Liberty looks for 9-0 start in trip to NC State

Nov. 19, 2020 3:29 PM EST

No. 21 Liberty (8-0) at North Carolina State (5-3), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ACC Regional Sports Networks) Line: N.C. State by 3 1/2. Series record: N.C. State leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Liberty looks to continue an unbeaten season when it visits N.C. State in search of a third road win against Atlantic...

Liberty quarterback Malik Willis (7) celebrates his touchdown with his teammates during the first half of an NCAA football game on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Lynchburg, Va. (AP Photo/Shaban Athuman)

No. 21 Liberty visits NC State seeking 3rd win vs. ACC teams

Nov. 19, 2020 11:06 AM EST

Liberty’s wins against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents have been a highlight of its unbeaten start. Now the 21st-ranked Flames have a chance to claim another with Saturday night’s visit to North Carolina State. The Flames (8-0) have the best start in program history, which includes wins at...

North Carolina State's Anthony Smith (87) celebrates with Thayer Thomas (5) after Smith recovered a Florida State fumble during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Raleigh, N.C. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)

NC State aims to hand No. 21 Liberty first loss of 2020

Nov. 19, 2020 4:00 AM EST

Here's what to look for in Week 11 in the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 21 Liberty at North Carolina State. The independent Flames (8-0) look to finish 3-0 against ACC teams this season, having beaten Syracuse 38-21 last month and Virginia Tech 38-35 nearly two weeks ago. Already off to their...

Hockman's 4 TDs help NC State beat Florida St. 38-22

Nov. 15, 2020 12:35 AM EST

RALIEGH, N.C. (AP) — Bailey Hockman picked a good time for one of his finest games for North Carolina State. It came against his former team, as Hockman threw for three touchdowns and ran for a score as the Wolfpack defeated Florida State 38-22 on Saturday night. “It definitely is a little...

North Carolina State quarterback Bailey Hockman (16) prepares to pass while pressured by Miami defensive lineman Nesta Jade Silvera (1) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Raleigh, N.C. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)

Wolfpack QB Hockman gets shot to face former Seminoles team

Nov. 12, 2020 11:30 AM EST

Bailey Hockman has taken a winding path to become North Carolina State's starting quarterback. His next chance to keep the Wolfpack's offense rolling will come Saturday against a Florida State program in which Hockman once hoped to make an impact. Hockman spent a redshirt season at FSU and a year in junior...

Miami wide receiver Mike Harley (3) runs on a 54-yard touchdown reception as North Carolina State cornerback Cecil Powell (4) trails during the second half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Raleigh, N.C. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)

D’Eriq King leads No. 11 Miami to comeback win over NC State

Nov. 7, 2020 12:49 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When No. 11 Miami needed to make plays, D’Eriq King said he had faith in his teammates. In turn, the Hurricanes figured they had the right guy at quarterback King threw five touchdown passes, the last a go-ahead 54-yard catch-and-run play with Michael Harley with 2:43 left, and...