The Wolfpacker

September 2018

The Wolfpacker: An Independent Magazine Covering NC State Sports

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24 ■ THE WOLFPACKER TRACKING THE PACK 9 National recruiting ranking for the NC State women's basketball program's 2019 class by ASGR Basketball. The Wolfpack's four-woman group includes small forward Jakia Brown-Turner (No. 37 nationally), shooting guard Jada Peebles (No. 101), point guard Kendal Moore (No. 156) and power forward Camille Hobby (No. 168). 12 Returning NC State men's soccer players who earned a 3.0-plus grade point average for the 2017-18 school year. 13 National ranking for NC State head coach Dave Doeren on his three-year aver- age (0.680) of "talent adjusted coaching impact," which accounts for the most value added among Power Five programs and adjusted to recruiting rankings per 17's national ranking for the NC State football program's 2019 recruiting class as of Aug. 9. The Wolfpack also was ranked No. 26 in average stars per recruit (3.14). 19 Ranking among all returning college football players based on Pro Football Focus' 2017 grading system for NC State sixth-year senior quarterback Ryan Finley (90.2, fifth among Football Bowl Subdivision quarterbacks in 2017). 24 Preseason national ranking for NC State football by Sports Illustrated. The Wolfpack were the fourth highest rated ACC squad, trailing only Clemson (No. 1), Miami (No. 13) and Florida State (No. 18). 36 Preseason ranking for the NC State football team based on votes (22) in the coaches poll. 96 Percentage of NC State football season tickets that have been renewed through Aug. 3. Four of the top 10 season ticket marks in school history have now occurred during head coach Dave Doeren's tenure. ■ By The Numbers Sponsored by: Colony Tire & Service 4.62 The electronically recorded time in the 40-yard dash run by 6-3, 270-pound redshirt junior defensive end JAMES SMITH-WILLIAMS, according to Bruce Feldman of Smith-Williams made Feldman's list of the top 50 "freaks" in college football, checking in at No. 27, after his transformation from a 196-pound freshman. He also boasts a 415-pound bench, 620-pound squad, 38.5-inch vertical jump and broad jump of 10 feet, 3.5 inches, per Feldman. PHOTO COURTESY NC STATE MEDIA RELATIONS

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