Kentucky runs for 281, beats NC State 23-21 in chippy Gator
24 North Carolina State 23-21 on Saturday in a chippy TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. “John was definitely looking down on us; Coach Schlarman definitely inspired us all,” said Rose, who was named Kentucky's bowl game MVP. “Those are four really good run defenders against a really good rushing offense,” NC State coach Dave Doeren said. Kentucky: The Wildcats won their third bowl game in as many seasons for the second time in school history. UP NEXTNorth Carolina State: Opens the 2021 season at home against USF on Sept. 2.
NC State seething in underdog role vs Kentucky in Gator Bowl
24 North Carolina State (8-3) is a 2 ½-point underdog against Kentucky (4-6) in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, a number the Wolfpack consider a slight heading into Saturday's game in Jacksonville. Kentucky was so bad offensively that coach Mark Stoops fired two assistants less than 24 hours after the regular-season finale. “They can put us down all they want, but we know what we have in the locker room, and that’s it,” NC State quarterback Bailey Hockman said. FAMILY AFFAIRHockman has an uncle who played at Kentucky, and the Gator Bowl matchup has prompted some trash talk. It’s family before everything,” said Bailey, who landed at NC State after transferring from Florida State.
D’Eriq King delivers spectacular offensive performance in 44-41 comeback win over NC State
Thanks to D’Eriq King’s phenomenal performance in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Miami Hurricanes rallied back from a 41-31 deficit to defeat the NC State Wolfpack 44-41 Friday night. King accounted for 535 total yards of offense, including 430 passing yards, 105 rushing yards and five touchdowns. “I was super confident,” King said.”Honestly, I had no doubts that we were going to win that game. Bailey Hockman struck first for NC State with a 31-yard touchdown pass, but King and tight end Will Mallory reciprocated with a wide open 3-yard touchdown pass just minutes later. But the Wolfpack got the last licks of the first half with a field goal and 9-yard touchdown pass to end the half up 24-21.themiamihurricane.com
D’Eriq King leads No. 11 Miami to comeback win over NC State
Zonovan Knight had a 100-yard kickoff return to put NC State (4-3, 4-3) on top in the third quarter. NC State led at halftime on the strength of Hockman’s 9-yard touchdown pass to Cary Angeline with 2:49 left. NC State: Angeline, a redshirt senior, has caught at least one touchdown pass in five of the Wolfpack’s games. With a victory, NC State would have been a candidate to climb back into the rankings. NC State: Hosts Florida State next Saturday.
Live Blog: No. 11 Miami vs NC State
Fourth quarter (14:55): Miami 31, NC State 41: Christopher Dunn makes a 53-yard field goal. Third quarter (4:45): Miami 31, NC State 38: Zonovan Knight scores on a 100-yard kickoff return. Third quarter (5:00): Miami 31, NC State 31: Mark Pope scores on a 17-yard touchdown pass from D’Eriq King. First quarter (9:21): Miami 7, NC State 7: Will Mallory scores on a 3-yard touchdown pass from D’Eriq King. First quarter (12:44): Miami 0, NC State 7: Thayer Thomas scores on a 31-yard touchdown pass from Bailey Hockman.themiamihurricane.com
No. 11 Hurricanes “stay positive” as they head to NC State for matchup with Wolfpack
Miami starting quarterback D’Eriq King recognizes how important the next month of football is and says he is focused on keeping his team positive. The Canes lost to Clemson after a bye week earlier this season, but Clemson is the No. “We don’t run from the bye week thing,” Diaz said. “They put a lot of pressure on NC State to adjust to [the passing game] which opened up some running lanes,” said offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee on UNC’s offense against NC State. NC State will be wearing it’s all-black uniforms, while Miami will be wearing all-white.themiamihurricane.com
Williams, Carter lead No. 14 UNC past No. 23 NC State 48-21
23 North Carolina State 48-21 on Saturday in the first meeting with both rivals ranked in the AP Top 25 since 1993. And it came two weeks after Carter and Williams powered the Tar Heels to 399 yards rushing in a win against Virginia Tech. But N.C. State managed 34 yards rushing and had four turnovers. UNC: The Tar Heels had won six straight games before last weekend’s loss at FSU. UNC: The Tar Heels visit Virginia next Saturday.
Hornibrook fills in, leads Florida State past NC State
Florida State quarterback Alex Hornibrook throws in the first half against North Carolina State in Tallahassee, Florida, Sept. 28, 2019. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Graduate transfer Alex Hornibrook made his first start at Florida State, throwing for a career-high 316 yards and tossing three touchdown passes in the Seminoles' 31-13 win over North Carolina State on Saturday night. Hornibrook was often pressured and was sacked eight times but he completed 29 of 40 passes and had two touchdown passes to Tamorrion Terry and another to Ontaria Wilson for Florida State (3-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). Bailey Hockman, who transferred from FSU to a junior college in August 2018 and later signed with NC State, played the majority of the game. He completed 21 of 40 passes for 208 yards and had a fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Emeka Emezie for the Wolfpack (3-2, 0-1).
Hornibrook fills in, leads Florida State past NC State
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Graduate transfer Alex Hornibrook made his first start at Florida State, throwing for a career-high 316 yards and tossing three touchdown passes in the Seminoles' 31-13 win over North Carolina State on Saturday night. Hornibrook was often pressured and was sacked eight times but he completed 29 of 40 passes and had two touchdown passes to Tamorrion Terry and another to Ontaria Wilson for Florida State (3-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). Bailey Hockman, who transferred from FSU to a junior college in August 2018 and later signed with NC State, played the majority of the game. UP NEXTNC State has an open week. Florida State has an open week.