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Nolecast: North Carolina State Preview

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Bud Elliott and Ingram Smith return with another episode of the Nolecast, the No. 1 FSU podcast.

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For only the second time this year Florida State will take the field for an actual football game. The ‘Noles host the NC State Wolfpack.

  • The ‘Pack have struggled a bit losing their opening game against South Carolina and looking less than impressive in wins over Furman and Marshall. Are those results really indicative of this year’s team?
  • How will FSU help out freshmen quarterback James Blackman in his first game and what should fans expect from him and the team?
  • As previously discussed NC State has a very good defensive line. Have Bud and Ingram’s opinions of FSU’s chances up front changed since the Alabama game?
  • How will the Wolfpack attack FSU on offense?
  • How will FSU attack NCSU’s front seven on offense?
  • This is the type of the game where you shouldn’t be afraid to punt and win field position; will FSU’s special teams rebound and comply?
  • What’s the most effective way for FSU’s defense to attack NCSU’s efficient, ball-control offense?
  • And finally Bud and Ingram give their score predictions for the game along with some thoughts on how a few other ACC contests may go for you betting folks.