Hosted by R. Cory Smith and Chris Corchiani Jr., the Pack Pride Podcast is the official podcast of Pack Pride. A syndicated partner of and 247Sports, Pack Pride is an independent publication that brings you the latest on NC State athletics. You can find us at

On this week's live podcast from The Players' Retreat, former Wolfpack center BeeJay Anya joins the show to discuss his career and relationship with the current staff.

We were also joined by Thomas Carr, the director of basketball operations for the men's basketball team to talk about the season starting soon and where he ranks on the staff as a ping pong player.

Of course, we also broke down the Syracuse win a little further, took a look at bball recruiting and preview the Thursday night showdown with Louisville.

NC State is off to a 2-0 start in ACC play for the first time in 11 years after a 33-25 win over Syracuse at Carter-Finley Stadium. Editor R. Cory Smith takes an in-depth look at the win, the stars of the game and a quick look ahead to Thursday night's matchup with No. 17 Louisville.

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NC State opens the home portion of its ACC schedule with a Syracuse team looking to turn the corner after an up-and-down start to the season. Stephen Bailey, lead beat writer for Orange football at, joined the Pack Pride Podcast to discuss the confidence of Cuse coming into Raleigh, what makes Eric Dungey so effective as a dual-threat quarterback and his prediction for Saturday in Carter-Finley Stadium.

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Our second live podcast from The Players' Retreat featured appearances by former Wolfpack guard Ralston Turner and current football manager Patrick Kearney.

Turner gives us a glimpse into what he's doing now, reflects on his time with the basketball program and what life is like during a year off after transferring into a school.

Kearney travelled with the football team to Tallahassee and was on the field during the program's upset win over Florida State. He gives us a first-hand look at what took place and helps guest host the podcast as we look ahead to Syracuse. 

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Pack Pride Editor R. Cory Smith breaks down the Wolfpack's upset victory in Tallahassee during the first postgame podcast

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For our first show from The Players' Retreat, Cory and Deuce brought in Will Brinson of CBS Sports and Chris Combs of The Wolfpack Club.

Brinson discussed his thoughts on how NC State's quartet of former QBs performed in Week 2 and which Wolfpack players have the most NFL potential.

Combs, who was diagnosed with ALS in May 2016, spoke about how the NC State community has wrapped its arms around him and his family prior to the Hope Gala taking place on Friday, Sept. 29.

This week on the Pack Pride Podcast, Cory and Deuce discuss the recent recruiting visits for NC State football and the Sanderson vs. Heritage showdown with Michael Clark of Alec Lower also joins the show to discuss BassPack -- NC State's three-time national champion bass fishing team. The guys also discuss the Week 2 win over Marshall, preview Furman and Chris gives a look at some of the biggest basketball recruits from the weekend.

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This week on the Pack Pride Podcast, Cory and Deuce are still reeling from the Wolfpack's season-opening loss to the Gamecocks. But it's time to wipe the slate clean and look ahead to Saturday's home opener against Marshall, so we brought in Grant Traylor of the Herald-Dispatch to discuss the Herd.

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Ahead of the season opener against South Carolina, Cory and Deuce were joined by Joe Giglio of the News & Observer to discuss Wolfpack football and J.C. Shurburtt of The Big Spur to talk about the Gamecocks. We also close out the positional preview with skill position players (QB/WR/RB/TE) with just days remaining before they take the field.

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Cory and Chris are joined by Stephen Tulloch from Philadelphia (apologies for the audio issues); Chris takes a look at the latest recruiting news in basketball and Cory breaks down the linebackers and defensive backs in this week's podcast

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This week on the Pack Pride Podcast, Terry Harvey joined Cory and Chris to discuss his history at NC State, the current team and Dave Doeren's golf game. We also had new staff member Daniel Lacy join and breaking down the trenches for the Wolfpack football team

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Pack Pride's football recruiting analyst provides his take on several topics surrounding the NC State football program along with myriad recruiting updates through the middle of August.

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Cory and Deuce take a look at the football Media Day and the basketball team's trip to Italy. Then we're joined by Wolfpack great Nate Irving, who opines about his NC State days and his ongoing disdain for UNC. We close it out with the first positional breakdown of special teams leading up to the football season opener in less than one month.

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With two new contributors to Pack Pride, host Steve Williams formally introduces R. Cory Smith and Chris Corchiani Jr. 

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In our latest podcast we discuss NC State's latest commitments and the recent Wolfpack camp sessions. Where does Teshaun Smith best project?  What about Tyler Williams?  Which prospects recently visited the Wolfpack?  We answer those questions and much more!

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