NC State redshirt junior T Tyler Jones allowed just one sack in the final 11 games of the 2016 campaign.
NC State hired Texas Tech defensive line coach Kevin Patrick to the same position.
Matt Waldman of the RSP calls NC State RB Matthew Dayes a "helluva football player" from a "standpoint of toughness and competitiveness."
Multiple outlets are reporting that the New Orleans Saints have hired NC State DL coach Ryan Nielsen to serve in the same capacity.
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler believes NC State DB Josh Jones will receive more attention as the process picks up.
NC State signed three-star 2017 WR Emeka Emezie.
NC State junior edge rusher Bradley Chubb is returning to school for the 2017 season.
NC State redshirt junior S Josh Jones will forego his final season of collegiate eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft.
NC State freshman LB Garrett Hooker is no longer on the football team.
NC State redshirt freshman WR Brian Sessoms (Achilles) has left the program.
NC State senior RB Matt Dayes accepted an invitation to the Reese's Senior Bowl.
NC State junior QB Ryan Finley was lifted in the fourth quarter of Friday's win over North Carolina due to a potential concussion.
NC State senior RB Matt Dayes rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries in Friday's 28-21 win over North Carolina.
ESPN reports that "the belief in industry circles" is that NC State HC Dave Doeren will return if the Wolfpack become bowl eligible.
NC State junior QB Ryan Finley went 20-of-29 for 340 yards and one touchdown in Saturday's 35-20 victory over Syracuse.