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Wolfpack awaits: Gameday is here ...

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September

Good morning. I'm going to go make it a doubleheader today, taking in the Duke-Virginia game in Durham from the stands at Wallace Wade Stadium -- Death Wally, as they say. Looking forward to seeing Blue Devils quarterback Thaddeus Lewis, who considered USF out of Miami Lakes before picking Duke. Want to throw out a few links for USF-N.C. State before I'm off ...

-- The Sarasota Herald-Tribune's Alan Dell points out that this area has been bad for the Big East, with West Virginia losing at East Carolina and Rutgers getting mauled by North Carolina.

-- Jeff Berlinicke, writing for Florida Today, says USF is getting used to its higher profile and the idea that all of their opponents will be trying to make the most of the opportunity to upset a ranked team.

-- Really didn't hear anything objectionable about USF from N.C. State quarterback Harrison Beck, but another Floridian, linebacker Ray Michel, had this to say about the Bulls in the Times-News up here: "When they were recruiting me out of high school, I didn't even look that way," he said. "I was looking at big-name schools. To see them where they're at, it's surprising." Again, he was making his college decision four years ago, when USF wasn't even in the Big East yet ...

-- The N&O's Caulton Tudor is picking an N.C. State upset here, calling for a 17-15 Pack win. The Lakeland Ledger's Tom Zebold picks a 31-17 USF win. The Miami Herald -- which calls for Marshall to beat West Virginia -- has USF winning 30-16. More to come ...

[Last modified: Thursday, May 27, 2010 12:56pm]

    

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