The Wolfpacker

March 2012

The Wolfpacker: An Independent Magazine Covering NC State Sports

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TRACKING THE PACK Sponsored by: Capital Realty, Mary Edna Williams ■ By The Numbers 3 National finish in rushing yards (314.8 per game) and rushing touchdowns (43) for Air Force last year under running game coordinator/running backs coach Desmond Kitchings, whom NC State hired to be its new running backs coach. The Wolfpack ranked No. 109 in rushing offense last year. 4 Overall spot in the ACC for the NC State football team going into spring practice, according to blogger Heather Dinich. Florida State was ranked No. 1, followed by Clemson, Virginia Tech and NCSU. 9 North Carolina junior football players in the Rivals250 — No. 24 Mar- quez North, No. 62 Peter Kalambayi, No. 95 Larenz Bryant, No. 112 Greg Gilmore, No. 148 Brian Walker, No. 172 R.J. Prince, No. 212 Uriah LeMay, No. 236 Connor Mitch and No. 240 Nazair Jones. 16 small forward T.J. Warren earning spots. NCSU senior target Amile Jefferson of Wynnewood (Pa.) Friends Central High was also selected to the game. McDonald's All-Americans who have signed with NC State since the game started in 1977. This year, the Wolfpack boasts three signees in the game — March 28 in Chicago — with point guard Tyler Lewis, shooting guard Rodney Purvis and 25 signees. Lithonia (Ga.) Martin Luther King senior Kenderius Whitehead was ranked as the No. 25 weakside defensive end in the nation by Highest positional ranking for any of NC State's class of 2012 66 Wood hit between the end of last year and this season, until it came to an end at Georgia Tech Feb. 9. Wood set an ACC record and has the fourth-longest streak in NCAA Division I history. 2,131 Feb. 23. Fans can get NC State football and recruiting updates on this spring. Followers on Twitter of "@TheWolfpacker" through 6 Former NC State football players who were invited to the NFL Combine Feb. 22-28 in Indianapolis — defensive tackles Markus Kuhn and J.R. Sweezy, linebackers Audie Cole and Terrell Manning, wide receiver T.J. Graham and quarterback Russell Wilson, who spent last year playing for Wisconsin. PHOTO BY KEN MARTIN 18 ■ THE WOLFPACKER Consecutive free throws NCSU junior small forward Scott

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