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  • TruthBKnown Banned Again03 Sep 21, 4:20 p.m.

    Check this one out...

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  • Sauras69 Sep 20, 6:47 p.m.

    BS above.

    — Posted by Sauras69

    Care to clarify?

    — Posted by kornfan2448

    Bascially I was referring to all those that think one play ruined this game for State.

  • Gunnstigator Sep 20, 6:59 a.m.

    Did finally see the replay on the run...State got hosed, but not sure that cost them the game.

    — Posted by kornfan2448

    Korn, the game was very close, and actually should have been 26-21, and that's not even taking the momentum shift into consideration. State's D did a stellar job in the first half, and Thomas has improved a ton in just two weeks. State will win games this year - they did a solid job against the #3 team. Boyd didn't have a good game, and State's D was the reason.

  • kornfan2448 Sep 20, 12:48 a.m.

    Did finally see the replay on the run...State got hosed, but not sure that cost them the game.

  • kornfan2448 Sep 20, 12:40 a.m.

    BS above.

    — Posted by Sauras69

    Care to clarify?

  • kornfan2448 Sep 20, 12:38 a.m.

    The refs made it clear from early in the game that they were going to protect "golden child"... View More

    Hold up, since when has Clemson become the "golden child"? I thought that was UNC or FSU, for various reasons? Could we be witnessing a changing of the guard? No matter if it's a game I even have ANY interest in, I DETEST the whole ref blame game.

  • weaklings report Sep 20, 12:16 a.m.

    Just got home and had to miss the game, but I am surprised by the final score. I came here just... View More

    — Posted by kornfan2448

    that's about the size of it.

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again03 Sep 20, 12:01 a.m.

    We got robbed. The refs made it clear from early in the game that they were going to protect "golden child" Clemson. They did an excellent job of that. Called back three touchdowns (one was indisputable, but they blew it dead so it could not be challenged).

    It's difficult enough playing the so-called #3 team in the nation, but when you have to overcome horrendous officiating in addition to that, you're not going to win.

    In a way, it was a win-win. Clemson got the win, and State showed they were the better team.

    It stinks, but we move on. I do feel much better about this State team than I did going into this game. Especially the defense. We're going to win some games this year.

  • Sauras69 Sep 19, 11:49 p.m.

    BS above.

  • kornfan2448 Sep 19, 11:48 p.m.

    Just got home and had to miss the game, but I am surprised by the final score. I came here just... View More

    — Posted by kornfan2448

    we are talking about the UNC -Georgia Tech game because we can't wait to see that Yellow jacket... View More

    — Posted by jeff727

    It would indeed, I didn't realize the Georgia Yellow Jackets were on the schedule. Wonder what... View More

    — Posted by kornfan2448

    Nice edit...

  • kornfan2448 Sep 19, 11:45 p.m.

    Just got home and had to miss the game, but I am surprised by the final score. I came here just... View More

    — Posted by kornfan2448

    we are talking about the UNC -Georgia Tech game because we can't wait to see that Yellow jacket... View More

    — Posted by jeff727

    It would indeed, I didn't realize the Georgia Yellow Jackets were on the schedule. Wonder what those helmets would look like? Well, if that's what makes your day, guess your days don't consist of much. But hey...good game.

  • Sauras69 Sep 19, 11:41 p.m.

    Clemson showed some flaws tonight, and NC State showed loads of talent. These guys never quit tonight. Wipe away two turn-overs for State, and wonder what it could have been? History now. State out coached Dabo tonight. Hope Clemson loses a bunch, and I wish the same for FSU.

  • jeff727 Sep 19, 11:41 p.m.

    Just got home and had to miss the game, but I am surprised by the final score. I came here just... View More

    — Posted by kornfan2448

    we are talking about the UNC -Georgia Tech game because we can't wait to see that Yellow jacket offense embarrass the Holes...will make for a wonderful Saturday.

  • matthewjpleasant Sep 19, 11:36 p.m.

    state fans are so sad that you are so concerned about other schools. guess it is expected from... View More

    — Posted by 4Dawgs

    When UNC fans talk this is what is going through my mind, Ron Burgundy "I don't know if you know this, but I'm kind of a big deal. I have many leather bound books. My home smells of rich mahogany. I drive a Dodge Stratus, YOU CAN 'T TALK TO ME THAT WAY!!!"

  • jeff727 Sep 19, 11:35 p.m.

    state fans are so sad that you are so concerned about other schools. guess it is expected from... View More

    — Posted by 4Dawgs

    obviously UNC is an inferior program since you are on State's blog..

  • Luv2Camp Sep 19, 11:34 p.m.

    The ref on the sideline made one mistake. The larger mistake was made by NOT reviewing the play.

    Florida State should wipe Clemson off the field next month.

  • kornfan2448 Sep 19, 11:33 p.m.

    Just got home and had to miss the game, but I am surprised by the final score. I came here just to instantly get the score and have read very little as to what the game was like, but congrats to State for such a close game. Seems like it had to be a good game and not sure why I see comments about Carolina and Georgia Tech, but that's why I don't frequent these forums as often, that has nothing to do with THIS game. Clemson can score and to hold them to 26 is pretty awesome! First year coach and a back-up QB and you only lose to #3 by 12? I wouldn't happy about a loss, but I could find a lot more good than bad.

  • ssi Sep 19, 11:31 p.m.

    Yep, State did lose, but played better than lots of folks thought they might. They did make too many mistakes and had way too many penalties, though, which can kill any momentum that may have developed. The D line looked very good in the first half, but evidently Clemson made adjustments at halftime and whatever they did seem to work for them. State did look good on the 23 play drive at the end of the game and showed some toughness there, so I would think that, overall, most State fans might feel OK with the Pack's effort tonight. They'll learn from this game and move forward.

    And as to the blown call, it was a blown call. Very possibly changed the tenor of the game. Didn't cause them to lose, but they did go from possibly being up 14-13 to a short time later being down 20-7. So, yeah, it did affect the game to some extent.

    Anyhow, State'll get better and they'll win more games.

  • Sauras69 Sep 19, 11:29 p.m.

    I watched State hang in, and I didn't thinK that is would be this close in the first half. ... View More

    — Posted by Sauras69

    I agree, Hokie. Clemson didn't look all that good, and I think State had something to do with... View More

    — Posted by Gunnstigator

    Well coached team by Doeren. Passing was so close. 244 for Clemson vs 213 for State. Rushing was a huge deal too. 171 vs 165 for State. State's 2 TO's vs O for Clemson. TO's usually decide most times.

    Clemson is way over-rated and NC State showed the ACC that they are a tough team. The new coaches showed more savvy vs some teams of recent memory. This team is physically strong. State may well win 8 games this season.

  • rushbot Sep 19, 11:29 p.m.

    methinks clemson cheated death..if the refs had not blown that td run call, it might turned out different..boyd had a mediocre night..bending but not breaking is what really great teams do..i bet clemson drops at least one spot in the polls unless the no 1 or 2 team lose..or if the 4-8 teams really stomp a good opponent..but you gotta hand it the pack..they did tons better than i expected..

  • 4Dawgs Sep 19, 11:28 p.m.

    state fans are so sad that you are so concerned about other schools. guess it is expected from inferior programs.

  • matthewjpleasant Sep 19, 11:27 p.m.

    If I were on Clemson's schedule I might feel a little better about my chances. I think State played well. Should have been a little closer for several reasons. Nonetheless, leave it to a UNC fan to brighten my day on a loss. Rest up Pack.

  • jeff727 Sep 19, 11:25 p.m.

    Georgia Tech has everything to do with tonight...they will lay a whipping on the Tarholes...and all the State fans will be laughing and enjoying. Enjoy the Middle Tennessee State win..impressive.

  • sixnitepkg Sep 19, 11:23 p.m.

    glad to see State keep it close, and yes, as someone so elloquently put it "heads outta rear-ends" and State could have won it... maybe a message to the wolfpack club should be "better head coach" and you would have won it... quit firing excellent head coaches and you would have a chance to develop a top tier program. All things said, personally (as a Tiger born and a State fan by attendance), I'm thrilled State came out strong and showed my Tigers that they CAN NOT let their guard down and throw a stinker on the field - aka. "go Clemsoning" - they can't be happy with this one; if they are, then they deserve to lose to USC and don't deserve any hope of a chance at a national title. As a State fan, well, Im glad State came out and looked better (throughout the whole game beginning to end) against the Tigers than Georgia did - might just let people know that the SEC is a bit overrated (and for you UNC fans, the Heels have a part in that... USC should have beat you by way more than 10 points if the so called "experts" were right). The way I see it - SEC overrated, ACC underrated, and Alabama could very well fall prey to Clemson's D (IF they play aggressive like they did against Ga. vs. tonight's lacklustre performance)

  • matthewjpleasant Sep 19, 11:23 p.m.

    Hope State wins another NCAA Bass Championship next year

    — Posted by 4Dawgs

    Awesome. Maybe NCAA Bowling tournament. Ha. Good one, I'll take it.

  • matthewjpleasant Sep 19, 11:20 p.m.

    Can't wait to kick the cheat out of the heels!

    — Posted by jdupree

    but if you lose just blame the refs..

    — Posted by NCSU pays players

    if WE win on some questionable calls....who's to blame then?

  • 4Dawgs Sep 19, 11:20 p.m.

    so what does Ga Tech have to do with tonight

  • jeff727 Sep 19, 11:20 p.m.

    If Clemson plays for the national championship..I will be shocked..they look very beatable.

  • jeff727 Sep 19, 11:18 p.m.

    Hope UNC avoids probation this year..

  • TB from WF Sep 19, 11:17 p.m.

    The disparity in talent showed in the second half. Now that Clemson has beaten State, I hope they run the tables and play for a natty. They are our (the ACC's) best hope.

  • 4Dawgs Sep 19, 11:17 p.m.

    Hope State wins another NCAA Bass Championship next year

  • swampdaddy Sep 19, 11:17 p.m.

    This was a great moral victory for the pack.

    — Posted by 903 still living with mama

    There's no such thing as a "moral victory"...you either win or lose...just be moral in how you do either.

  • jeff727 Sep 19, 11:16 p.m.

    And again..UNC lost to South Carolina...UNC has only won against Middle Tennessee State..which is like winning against a junior high girls' school...again..UNC is bad...very very bad

  • matthewjpleasant Sep 19, 11:14 p.m.

    state LOST.

    — Posted by 1993 Tarheel

    That's it? Pfft hahaha there I go again. I cannot keep a straight face.

  • 1993 Tarheel Sep 19, 11:09 p.m.

    state LOST.

  • 903 still living with mama Sep 19, 11:09 p.m.

    This was a great moral victory for the pack.

  • NCSU pays players Sep 19, 11:09 p.m.

    Can't wait to kick the cheat out of the heels!

    — Posted by jdupree

    but if you lose just blame the refs..

  • jdupree Sep 19, 11:08 p.m.

    Can't wait to kick the cheat out of the heels!

  • matthewjpleasant Sep 19, 11:06 p.m.

    state loses....at home...even better.

    — Posted by 1993 Tarheel

    Usually I would feel frustrated by this game! but have you seen this guy's posts? Hahaha. It's been a while since something made me laugh to the point of crying. I have to hear it from my Clemson friends but a UNC fan? Hahaha there I go again. Stop, stop....you're killing me. Hahahaha wait! wait you guys he's going to say something about academics or integrity...wait for it, waaaiiit for it

  • ACC22 Sep 19, 11:06 p.m.

    state loses....at home...even better.

    — Posted by 1993 Tarheel

    they didn't lose-the refs were at fault..

    — Posted by NCSU pays players

    Isn't it always.....

  • NCSU pays players Sep 19, 11:06 p.m.

    state loses.

    — Posted by 1993 Tarheel

    should have lost to Richmond..

  • sbeagler223 Sep 19, 11:05 p.m.

    DABO SWEENEY STATED HE THINKS NCSU IS TALENTED AND CAN WIN SOME BIG GAMES.STATE IS YOUNG SO HOLD YOUR HEAD HIGH CLEMSON IS EXPECTED TO BE IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME. CUT THE MISTAKES IMPROVE ON PASS DEFENSE GET BETTER PACK CAN WIN DECENT AMOUNT GAMES. JUST BELIEVE FOCUS FIGHT WITH HEART! YOU CAN & WILL!

  • 1993 Tarheel Sep 19, 11:02 p.m.

    state loses.

  • matthewjpleasant Sep 19, 11:01 p.m.

    state loses....at home...even better.

    — Posted by 1993 Tarheel

    wait is UNC #2 this year? #20-what? Oh UNC isn't ranked either. It's getting tight in here with all this room you have to talk. Get back to us when you crush a #3 or better. THAT...boss man ain't ever going to happen.

  • jeff727 Sep 19, 11:01 p.m.

    Let's see..UNC was destroyed by South Carolina...what is all of this talk by UNC fans? Your team is miserable...can't wait for Georgia Tech to kick that Tarhole anus!

  • Gunnstigator Sep 19, 11:00 p.m.

    I watched State hang in, and I didn't thinK that is would be this close in the first half. ... View More

    — Posted by Sauras69

    I agree, Hokie. Clemson didn't look all that good, and I think State had something to do with that. This game was a lot better than I thought it would be. Hats off to State.

  • jeff727 Sep 19, 10:57 p.m.

    Prediction...Georgia Tech 58 UNC 7

  • matthewjpleasant Sep 19, 10:57 p.m.

    Tighten up! You played well. When are we going to see a dominant program? Heads out of rear ends you should have won this one.

  • sbeagler223 Sep 19, 10:56 p.m.

    the bad call and bone head penalties will kill you. the pack fought back they do have some talent on their defensive line and decent on offense i am not sure how many seniors will be gone on defense might get better as year goes on possibily next year win some big games if they have good qb play. thomas had decent numbers, but they need to improve on secondary coverage and penalties the defense seem to show good pressure on tajh boyd than Georgia did. at least it wasnt 52 -0 should been 26-21 so no one thought they could be as close it was.

  • NCSU pays players Sep 19, 10:55 p.m.

    state loses....at home...even better.

    — Posted by 1993 Tarheel

    they didn't lose-the refs were at fault..

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