From role players who could become stars to early-enrollee freshmen who could make an instant impact, these 20 players hope to ride spring breakouts to fall stardom.
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The Bengals sent a fourth-round pick (No. 110) and two sixth-round picks (Nos. 183 and 198) to the 49ers to move up six spots to draft NC State QB Ryan Finley at No. 104.
- Bengals trade up in 4th, pick NC State QB Finley
- NC State signs coach Doeren to 5-year contract
- NC State hires Marshall assistant Goebbel
- NC State hires ex-West Virginia DC Gibson
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North Carolina State has signed football coach Dave Doeren to a five-year contract through the 2023 season. He will make $3.25 million each season, an increase of $250,000 per year from his previous deal.
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Texas A&M's Erik McCoy is the fastest offensive lineman at the NFL combine. McCoy, ranked as the No. 4 center in the 2019 draft by ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr., ran the 40-yard dash in 4.89 seconds here in Indianapolis, edging out Boston College's Chris Lindstrom (4.91) and NC State's Garrett Bradbury (4.92). Washington State tackle Andre Dillard, who Kiper has ranked as a first-round prospect, ran a 4.96.
Clemson -- surprise! -- is the head of the class in the ACC, with many teams facing an offeason of transition.
North Carolina State has added Marshall assistant Todd Goebbel to its coaching staff.
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I've confirmed NC State tight ends/fullbacks coach Eddie Faulkner is headed to the Pittsburgh Steelers as running backs coach. The NFL Network first reported the move. Faulkner, who also coached special teams and was NC State's recruiting coordinator, has coached running backs at Northern Illinois and Ball State. This will be his first NFL job.
North Carolina State has added former West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson to its coaching staff.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
I've confirmed NC State is hiring Tony Gibson as co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach. The Athletic first reported the hire. Gibson spent the past six seasons at West Virginia, the last five as defensive coordinator. He interviewed for WVU's recent head coaching vacancy. Gibson also has coached defensive backs at Arizona, Pitt and Michigan. Very good hire by Dave Doeren.
Iowa held on to defeat Mississippi State, and Kentucky capped its best year since 1977 with a win over Penn State.
North Carolina State wide receiver Jakobi Meyers is skipping his final season to enter the NFL draft.
The SEC has busted the curve at the midterm point with three teams earning A-plus grades.
Veteran assistant coach Kurt Roper, who was the offensive coordinator at Duke, Colorado and South Carolina, has been named quarterbacks coach at NC State.
Bowl season kicks off today with six games, with Fresno State's prolific QB Marcus McMaryion defeating Herm Edwards' Arizona State Sun Devils early on.
North Carolina State has named assistants Des Kitchings and George McDonald as co-offensive coordinators.
NC State offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Eli Drinkwitz has agreed to a five-year deal as head coach of the Appalachian State Mountaineers.
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North Carolina State junior Kelvin Harmon is entering the NFL draft and won't play in the Gator Bowl.