The Wolfpacker

September 2012

The Wolfpacker: An Independent Magazine Covering NC State Sports

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■ FOOTBALL RECRUITING was Aug. 19, hosted several visitors, including a few notable juniors who are expected to be among the top recruits in the state of North Carolina's 2014 class: — Athlete Johnathan Lloyd from Graham (N.C.) • NC State's final preseason scrimmage, which The Recruiting Trail Notes From Southern Alamance High was making his second visit to NC State in less than a month. Lloyd had previously visited for the Pack's first preseason practice held July 31. The 5-11, 175-pound Lloyd played as a freshman on varsity, and caught 30 passes for 478 yards and 11 scores while running 55 times for 327 yards and four touchdowns. He also returned a kickoff for a score. Last fall, Lloyd played some quarterback and completed 78 of 169 passes for 940 yards with five touchdowns, and ran 82 times for 462 yards and five scores. He also caught 17 passes for 253 yards. He has an impressive list of early offers, with schools like Clemson, Florida, NC State, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Virginia Tech on the list. — Linebacker Chris Register from Greensboro Chick-fil-A at Harrison Square 919-678-1444 (I-40 @ Exit 287, 2 Miles West of Carter-Finley Stadium) ©2010 CFA Properties, Inc. Chick-fil-A® Owned and Operated by Dave Butts, Class of '78 , Chick-fil-A Stylized® (N.C.) Dudley High was also in attendance. Regis- ter (6-4, 210 pounds) had 90 tackles, 12 stops be- hind the line of scrimmage, three interceptions and three passes broken up as a sophomore. NC State offered Register a scholarship Aug. 8. "I think they are a pretty good program being , and the Chick-fil-A Cows are registered trademarks of CFA Properties, Inc. $5.00 OFF Any Chick-fil-A® registered trademarks of CFA Properties, Inc. Redeemable only at Chick-fil-A at Harrison Square location. and C Stylized & Design® are that an alumni from Dudley, David Amerson, plays there and seeing him do things," Register noted. "They got to be doing something right." Clemson, Indiana and North Carolina have also offered Register. — NC State offered Deshaywn Middleton, a 6-2, 295-pound defensive tackle from Winston-Salem (N.C.) Parkland High a scholarship in July after his solid performance at the Pack's summer camp. East Carolina has also offered early. He was at State's scrimmage Aug. 19. — The Pack could have an inside advantage with offensive tackle Trip McNeill from Mocks- ville (N.C.) Davie County High. McNeil (6-5, 295 pounds) also has early offers from Duke, North Carolina and Virginia, but his teammate on Davie's offensive line, senior Cole Blankenship, is commit- ted to be a part of State's 2013 class. Both were at NCSU's scrimmage. • Quarterback recruiting took a hit when the ©2010 CFA Properties, Inc. Coupon not valid with any other offer. Coupon not for sale. One coupon per person per visit. Closed Sundays. Chick-fil-A® Tray top prospect on State's board, Joe Viviano from Berwyn (Pa.) Conestoga High, decided in late July to attend Harvard rather than pursue BCS football at NC State. Viviano (6-5, 210 pounds) had earned an offer from NC State after an impressive perfor- mance at the Pack's summer camp. rates Wiggins as a three-star prospect and the No. 30 recruit in the state of North Carolina. He had 80 tackles, two forced fumbles and seven picks, one of which he returned for a touchdown, as a junior. ■ For regular reports on NC State football recruiting plus videos of Wolfpack commitments and targets visit SEPTEMBER 2012 ■ 81 Gardner Marsh Gas Equipment Company, Inc. 8209 Brownleigh Drive 2119 Jody Road Raleigh, NC 27617 Ph: 919 787 8214 Ph: 800 334 9245 Fax: 800 400 2596 Florence, SC 29501 Ph: 843 669 3136 Ph: 800 868 8988 Fax: 843 661 5236 Web:

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