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9-4, 2nd in ACC - Atlantic
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7dGerry Hamilton

NC State lands No. 31 Jackson, highest in years

Defensive end Savion Jackson, the No. 31-ranked prospect in the class of 2019, committed to NC State over South Carolina on Wednesday, becoming the highest-ranked prospect to pick the Wolfpack in the 14 years ESPN has ranked football prospects.

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NC State football coach Dave Doeren is an honorary race official for Sunday's NASCAR Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Doeren admitted his racing knowledge is quite limited, but he's excited to be taking it all in. He also talked some Wolfpack football, noting that Ryan Finley is returning to the program and "Ryan wants to be the best QB in college football and feels like another year will help him do that. "

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54dJeff Legwold

Miller thrilled to have Chubb; feeling's mutual

If Von Miller's happiest of happy dances is any indication, there may not be anyone with the Broncos more fired up about defensive end Bradley Chubb being their first-round draft pick than Miller.

Bradley Chubb could solidify Giants' pass-rush at No. 2 pick (0:49)
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Everything to know about this weekend's spring games

Although several teams have already ended their spring-practice seasons, the festivities begin in earnest this weekend, with at least one team from four Power 5 leagues finishing with open scrimmages.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

I'm told that N.C. State running back Nyheim Hines worked out privately for Bucs offensive coordinator Todd Monken the day after his pro day last month. The two also went over video and board work. Hines clocked a 4.38 at the combine, the fastest 40 for all running backs. He can also return kicks.

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100dAdam Rittenberg

Clemson prevails in 64-team college football bracket

As we finish up our dream, 64-team college football bracket, which team reigns supreme? Thanks to a dominant defense and several options at QB, Dabo Swinney's squad comes out on top.

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101dAdam Rittenberg

What would happen in a 64-team college football bracket?

Sure, the College Football Playoff is great, but let's get greedy. Using the 2018 preseason FPI, we get down to the Sweet 16 in a true version of gridiron madness.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina State DT Justin Jones (6-foot-2, 311 pounds) displayed some power during one-on-one pass rush drills today. Come off the ball, use the bull-rush technique and create a serious push up the field.

Chubb set to wreak havoc on NFL (0:59)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

More transfer talk at the NCAA convention. South Dakota State AD Justin Sell, the chair of the transfer working group, faced some hard questions at the DI issues forum about the one-time transfer exception -- which is not yet part of any proposal. NC State AD Debbie Yow suggested that tampering would be rampant if transfers were granted immediate eligibility and estimated that the number of transfers across DI would more than double. She described the scenario as "a free for all, something that we've never seen before." Sell urged patience and promised that his group would use caution as it works to devise a proposal next month.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

NC State loses another top player to the NFL draft as offensive tackle Will Richardson announces he'll forgo his final year of eligibility. Richardson was one of the top pass blocking offensive linemen in the ACC this season.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

NC State RB Nyheim Hines will enter the NFL draft, the school announced. He led the ACC in all-purpose yards in 2017 with 1,868, including 1,112 rushing, the second most by an ACC RB. Hines also grew up and is close friends with Stanford RB Bryce Love, who has yet to announce his NFL plans.

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