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1981 NC State Wolfpack football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1981 record4–7 (2–4 ACC)
Head coachMonte Kiffin (2nd season)
Home stadiumCarter–Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Clemson 6 0 0     12 0 0
#9 North Carolina 5 1 0     10 2 0
Maryland 4 2 0     4 6 1
Duke 3 3 0     6 5 0
NC State 2 4 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     4 7 0
Virginia 0 6 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Monte Kiffin. NC State has been a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) since the league's inception in 1953. The Wolfpack played its home games in 1981 at Carter–Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has been NC State football's home stadium since 1966.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 5Richmond*W 27–21
September 12at Wake ForestW 28–23
September 19East Carolina*
W 31–10
September 26Maryland
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
L 9–34
October 3Virginia
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
W 30–24
October 17No. 4 North Carolina
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina (Rivalry)
L 10–21
October 24at No. 4 ClemsonL 7–17
October 31at South Carolina*L 12–20
November 7No. 6 Penn State*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
L 15–22
November 14at DukeL 7–17
November 21No. 11 Miami*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
L 6–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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RosterEdit

1981 NC State Wolfpack football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 70 Eckerson, ToddTodd Eckerson Sr
RB 43 McIntosh, JoeJoe McIntosh Fr
WR 22 Quick, MikeMike Quick Sr
FB 46 Sullivan, DwightDwight Sullivan Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 53 Abraham, RobertRobert Abraham Sr
LB 33 Johnson, VaughanVaughan Johnson So
DB 6 Williams, EricEric Williams Jr
DB 29 Williams, PerryPerry Williams Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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