Nate Irving and Owen Spencer are the representatives for the NC State Wolfpack, and here's a recap of what they had to say to the electronic media here at the Grandover Resort.
- A lot is being made of Nate Irving's recovery, and how good it is to see him here at ACC Kickoff
- Owen Spencer was asked a lot about penalties, and how important they are to the success that the Wolfpack hopes to have
- Reporters are asking a lot of questions about the agent controversy, and both players from NC State say they rely heavily upon their complicance officers at the school and they are aware of what they can and cannot do as football players
- Spencer says that their coaches harp on the situation
- Spencer was asked about playing FSU, and noted that he had a lot of success against the Noles, so he hopes they don't change too much defensively under Coach Stoops
- Nate Irving realizes that he could have died in his automobile accident, so he knows how lucky he is to be alive and take every moment in football seriously...not taking anything for granted
- Players know that the running game is the core of their offense, and they have to learn to work around it so they can be more successful this year
- Spencer said that Russell Wilson is an unbelievable athlete to play both baseball and football, and trusts him as the Wolfpack's starting QB again this season
- They know they'll get "all of Russell Wilson" back this year, according to Owen Spencer
- Spencer believes that Russell Wilson is the top QB in the nation
- Nate Irving says it was very tough to watch his team while he couldn't play last year, knowing he could have helped
- Irving also talked about new defensive coordinator John Tenuta, and how he's helped him out learning the game of football more
That's all for the Wolfpack, and we've got the Virginia Cavaliers coming in next.