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1986 NC State Wolfpack football
Peach Bowl, L 24–25 vs. Virginia Tech
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1986 record8–3–1 (5–2 ACC)
Head coachDick Sheridan (1st season)
Home stadiumCarter–Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#17 Clemson 5 1 1     8 2 2
NC State 5 2 0     8 3 1
North Carolina 5 2 0     7 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     5 5 1
Maryland 2 3 1     5 5 1
Wake Forest 2 5 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 5 0     4 7 0
Virginia 2 5 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Dick Sheridan. 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 1986 at Carter–Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has been NC State football's home stadium since 1966.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 6East Carolina*W 38–10
September 13Pittsburgh*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
T 14–14
September 20Wake Forest
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry)
W 42–38
September 27at No. 13 MarylandW 28–16
October 11at Georgia TechNo. 17L 21–59
October 18at No. 18 North CarolinaW 35–34
October 25No. 16 ClemsonNo. 20
W 27–3
November 1South Carolina*No. 16
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry)
W 23–22
November 8at VirginiaNo. 15L 16–20
November 15Duke
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 29–15
November 22Western Carolina*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 31–18
December 31vs. Virginia Tech*No. 18L 24–2553,668
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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