NC STATE over West Vir­ginia by 8

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Good deal for HC Dave Do­eren to open the cam­paign with three straight home games: plenty of home-cooked meals, along with the oc­ca­sional visit to the fab­u­lous An­gus Barn in Raleigh. More im­por­tantly, this non­trav­el­ing sit­u­a­tion has led to a mark for the Wolf­pack in the fi­nal game of a trio of home tilts. But this is the first real test of the sea­son for Do­eren’s squad af­ter wins over a good FCS team (James Madi­son) and a not-so-great FBS out­fit in Ge­or­gia State. This week (if Hur­ri­cane Florence al­lows) they will face a Heis­man Tro­phy can­di­date in QB Will Grier. The se­nior is off to a fast start with 761 yards and 9 TD passes in his first 2 con­tests, plus the Moun­taineers come into Raleigh with two nice de­fen­sive ef­forts to start the sea­son. West Vir­ginia held Ten­nessee

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