The Wolfpacker

January 2013

The Wolfpacker: An Independent Magazine Covering NC State Sports

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■ football recruiting Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Wake Forest have been trying to make inroads with Priester during the transition. The 6-2, 185-pounder had originally committed to Georgia in April before backing out over the summer and then picking NC State in October over South Carolina. ranks Priester as a three-star recruit, the No. 46 player from Georgia and the No. 69 wide receiver in the country. Offensive lineman Tylar Reagan Fruit Cove (Fla.) Bartram Trail High The 6-5, 280-pounder has been one of the most outspoken commits to remain firm with NC State, even taking to Twitter to mock an attempt by UNC to offer him after O'Brien was fired. Reagan is listed as a three-star recruit by Offensive lineman Patrick Roane Hope Mills (N.C.) Gray's Creek High Like Reagan, Roane has been vocal about his solid verbal commitment to NC State. The 6-6, 290-pounder, a twostar recruit, was invited to the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas All-Star Game and named first-team all state by Linebacker Artemis Robinson Laurinburg (N.C.) Scotland High Robinson will have the footnote of be- ing the last verbal commitment secured by O'Brien. The younger brother of former Pack and current Green Bay Packers linebacker Terrell Manning pledged for the Pack over offers from Duke, East Carolina and Wake Forest Nov. 11. Robinson (6-2, 200) first proclaimed he was solid when contacted by after the firing, but then he struck a softer tone when interviewed by the Fayetteville Observer, saying: "I'm going to sit back and see what happens." Robinson was rated a three-star recruit and selected to play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas All-Star Game. • 7 Days a week • Low Rates Various sizes available • Fenced/lighted/cameras • Insurance • Personal • Commercial • Boats • RVs • Mobile homes • Trucks • Outside storage available 2107 Hwy. 70 East, Garner 27529 Take I-40E Exit 306 to 70 E. Go 1 mile on the left The Wolfpacker Mobile Providing you the best coverage of NC State Football, Basketball, Recruiting and Sports – on the go! • Headlines • Videos • RecruitingNews • MessageBoards • Rosters • Schedules • Stats • AndMore! is now available as a mobile app for iOS and Android! Members of can login to view premium stories and chat with their friends on the message boards. Download it today for stats, schedules, rosters, and recruiting profiles – everywhere you go! For more information, call 1-800-421-7751 Jack Tocho of Charlotte Independence, the No. 59 cornerback in the land according to, said he would remain firm to NC State depending on which assistant coaches were retained. photo courtesy Defensive back Jack Tocho Charlotte Independence Even prior to O'Brien's dismissal, Wake Forest had been working to soften Tocho's pledge to NC State. Tocho told The Wolfpacker that he would remain firm to NC State depending on which assistant coaches were retained. The 6-0, 185-pounder was named his conference's co-defensive player of the year after picking off six passes as a senior. He also returned three kickoffs for touchdowns. The three-star recruit will play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas All-Star Game. rated Tocho as the No. 26 recruit in North Carolina and the No. 59 cornerback nationally. ■ For regular reports on NC State football recruiting plus videos of Wolfpack commitments and targets visit 62  ■  the wolfpacker 58,60-62.FB Recruiting.indd 62 12/11/12 2:33 PM

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