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NC State Wolfpack football kicks off 2016

VIDEO: NC State Wolfpack football is ready to kickoff for the 2016 season.

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Jaylen Samuels does it all for NC State

Jaylen Samuels, a 5-11, 225-pound junior from Charlotte took snaps at six different spots in 2015 and turned in one of the most productive seasons in N.C. State history. Samuels, an All-ACC pick at tight end in 2015, took snaps at tight end, H-back, slot receiver, outside receiver, halfback and even a few at quarterback.

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NC State’s Held wakes up an Olympic champion

Ryan Held doesn't feel any different. Not yet, anyway. Less than 18 hours after swimming the third leg of the Olympic champion U.S. 4 x 100-meter freestyle relay Sunday night, the enormity of his accomplishment was still sinking in for the rising NC State junior.

             

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NC State Wolfpack football kicks off 2016

VIDEO: NC State Wolfpack football is ready to kickoff for the 2016 season.
Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
NC State Wolfpack football kicks off 2016 0:38

NC State Wolfpack football kicks off 2016

Look-alikes and an unexpected award for Wolfpack football players 1:44

Look-alikes and an unexpected award for Wolfpack football players

Watch a timelapse from the making of the NC State Wolfpack's team photo 0:31

Watch a timelapse from the making of the NC State Wolfpack's team photo

NC State's Dave Doeren talks about the upcoming season 25:01

NC State's Dave Doeren talks about the upcoming season