RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State has spent the past two seasons leaning on experienced lineups built through years of development. Things could be a bit more unpredictable for the Wolfpack this time around.
Most notably, seventh-year coach Dave Doeren's squad has massive holes to fill on an offensive unit that also saw significant changes on the coaching staff. That could present a major obstacle to the Wolfpack reaching the nine-win mark for a third straight season.
"That's every year: you always hear the same thing," offensive guard Joe Sculthorpe said. "One year's the wide receivers, one year it's the D-line or whatever.