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1970 NC State Wolfpack football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1970 record3–7–1 (2–3–1 ACC)
Head coachEarle Edwards (17th season)
Home stadiumCarter Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wake Forest 5 1 0     6 5 0
North Carolina 5 2 0     8 4 0
Duke 5 2 0     6 5 0
South Carolina 3 2 1     4 6 1
NC State 2 3 1     3 7 1
Clemson 2 4 0     3 8 0
Maryland 2 4 0     2 9 0
Virginia 0 6 0     5 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1970 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 1970 NCAA University Division football season. The Wolfpack were led by head coach Earle Edwards, in his 17th and final year with the team, and played their home games at Carter Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing in fifth.

Edwards retired at the end of the season, finishing as the Wolfpack's longest tenured and winningest coach, records which still stand today. He had a record of 77–88–8 at NC State.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 12at Richmond*L 6–21
September 19at North CarolinaL 0–19
September 26South CarolinaT 7–7
October 3at Florida*L 6–14
October 10East Carolina*
  • Carter Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry)
W 23–6
October 17Duke
  • Carter Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
L 6–22
October 24vs. MarylandW 6–0
October 31at Kentucky*L 2–27
November 7Virginia
  • Carter Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 21–16
November 14at Wake ForestL 13–16
November 21at Tulane*L 0–31
  • *Non-conference game

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