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1996 NC State Wolfpack football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1996 record3–8 (3–5 ACC)
Head coachMike O'Cain (4th season)
Home stadiumCarter–Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Florida State   8 0         11 1  
#10 North Carolina   6 2         10 2  
Clemson   6 2         7 5  
Virginia   5 3         7 5  
Georgia Tech   4 4         5 6  
Maryland   3 5         5 6  
NC State   3 5         3 8  
Wake Forest   1 7         3 8  
Duke   0 8         0 11  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Mike O'Cain. 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 1996 at Carter–Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has been NC State football's home stadium since 1966.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 712:00 PMGeorgia TechJPSL 16–2841,500
September 198:00 PMNo. 3 Florida State
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
ESPNL 17–5145,700
September 2812:00 PMat Purdue*ESPN+L 21–4239,739
October 512:00 PMat MarylandJPSW 34–832,550
October 123:30 PMNo. 8 Alabama*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
ABCL 19–2450,750
October 1912:00 PMat VirginiaJPSL 14–6240,300
November 212:00 PMat No. 8 North CarolinaJPSL 20–5247,000
November 912:00 PMDuke
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
JPSW 44–2247,200
November 1612:00 PMat ClemsonJPSL 17–4063,796
November 231:00 PMWake Forest
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina (Rivalry)
W 37–2240,500
November 303:30 PMvs. East Carolina*ESPN2L 29–5066,347
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
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RosterEdit

1996 NC State Wolfpack football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense 6 Charles Berry QB 6-3 182 Fr 78 Jermaine Wilkinson OL 6-6 308 Fr
Pos. # Name Class
QB 4 Barnette, JamieJamie Barnette 10px Fr
G 65 Gilbert, LonnieLonnie Gilbert Jr
WR 83 Grissette, JimmyJimmy Grissette Sr
C 72 Groff, JasonJason Groff Jr
WR 13 Hamrick, RyanRyan Hamrick 10px Fr
QB 10 Harris, ColinColin Harris Jr
WR 81 Holt, TorryTorry Holt So
TE 24 Thomas, MarkMark Thomas Jr
WR 80 Whitted, AlvisAlvis Whitted Jr
Defense 11 Tony Scott DB 5-11 186 Fr. Lawndale, N.C.
Pos. # Name Class
CB 7 Shamsid-Deen, HassanHassan Shamsid-Deen So
DE 45 Simon, ClaytonClayton Simon So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
PK 10 Primanti, MarcMarc Primanti Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster
Last update: 1996-12-25

ReferencesEdit

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