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2009 NC State Wolfpack football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionAtlantic
2009 record5–7 (2–6 ACC)
Head coachTom O'Brien (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorDana Bible (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorMike Archer (3rd season)
Home stadiumCarter–Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 57,583)
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
2009 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#24 Clemson x   6 2         9 5  
Boston College   5 3         8 5  
Florida State   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
NC State   2 6         5 7  
Maryland   1 7         2 10  
Coastal
#13 Georgia Tech* x   7 1         11 3  
#10 Virginia Tech   6 2         10 3  
#19 Miami   5 3         9 4  
North Carolina*   0 4         0 5  
Duke   3 5         5 7  
Virginia   2 6         3 9  
Championship: Georgia Tech 39, Clemson 34
December 5, 2009
(vacated)
† – BCS representative as champion
  • North Carolina vacated 8 wins, including 4 ACC wins.
    Also, Georgia Tech's ACC Championship Game victory was vacated by the NCAA on July 14, 2011.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University in the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team's head coach was Tom O'Brien. It was O'Brien's third season as NC State's head coach. The Wolfpack played their home games at Carter–Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Wolfpack finished the season 5–7, 2–6 in ACC play and failed to qualify for a bowl game.

PreseasonEdit

On June 27, linebacker Nate Irving was seriously injured in an automobile accident and will not play for the 2009 season, as he suffered a compound fracture in his leg and a collapsed lung.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 37:00 PMSouth Carolina*ESPNL 3–757,583[1]
September 126:00 PMMurray State*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 65–755,510[2]
September 196:00 PMGardner-Webb*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 45–1453,452[3]
September 263:30 PMPittsburgh*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
ESPNUW 38–3157,583[4]
October 33:30 PMat Wake ForestESPNUL 24–3033,921[5]
October 104:00 PMDuke
ESPNUL 28–4956,452[6]
October 173:30 PMat Boston CollegeABCL 20–5235,261[7]
October 3112:00 PMat Florida StateRaycomL 42–4567,712[8]
November 71:00 PMMaryland
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
ESPN360W 38–3155,631[9]
November 1412:00 PMClemson
RaycomL 23–4357,583[10]
November 213:30 PMat No. 16 Virginia TechESPNUL 10–3866,233[11]
November 2812:00 PMNorth Carolina
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry)
ESPN2W 28–2757,583[12]
[13]

Coaching staffEdit

After not traveling with the team to Blacksburg, Virginia for the Virginia Tech game, it was announced that offensive coordinator Dana Bible had been diagnosed with leukemia.[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "South Carolina Gamecocks vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on March 20, 2010. https://web.archive.org/web/20100320140245/http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292460152. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  2. "Murray State Racers vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292550152. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  3. "Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292620152. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  4. "Pittsburgh Panthers vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292690152. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  5. "North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292760154. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  6. "Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292830152. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  7. "North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Boston College Eagles Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292900103. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  8. "North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Florida State Seminoles Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=293040052. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  9. "Maryland Terrapins vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=293110152. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  10. "Clemson Tigers vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on April 16, 2010. https://web.archive.org/web/20100416033951/http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=293180152. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  11. "North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=293250259. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  12. "North Carolina Tar Heels vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=293320152. Retrieved March 26, 2010.
  13. "2009 Football Schedule". Wolfpack Football. Archived from the original on March 8, 2009. https://www.webcitation.org/query?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gopack.com%2FSportsSplashPage.dbml%3FSPLASH_AD_ID%3D109905%26SPID%3D3730%26SPSID%3D41953%26DB_OEM_ID%3D9200&date=2009-03-08. Retrieved March 8, 2009.
  14. "Bible diagnosed with cancer". ESPN.com. http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=4682791. Retrieved March 25, 2010.
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