N.C. State linebacker Germaine Pratt (3) hits Wake Forest quarterback Jamie Newman (12) as he throws during the first half of N.C. State’s game against Wake Forest at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.
N.C. State linebacker Germaine Pratt (3) hits Wake Forest quarterback Jamie Newman (12) as he throws during the first half of N.C. State’s game against Wake Forest at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
N.C. State linebacker Germaine Pratt (3) hits Wake Forest quarterback Jamie Newman (12) as he throws during the first half of N.C. State’s game against Wake Forest at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com

Joe Giglio covers N.C. State and has worked at The N&O since 1995. He has regularly reported on the ACC since 2005.