NC State Comeback Downs Georgia Southern, 24-23

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Brissett throws for 291 yards and three scores, leading two fourth quarter TD drives

RALEIGH, N.C. ( - Jacoby Brissett found Matt Dayes for a 35-yard strike down the right sideline with 1:37 left, as the Pack completed its comeback in the fourth quarter to start the 2014 season with a 24-23 win over Georgia Southern. The Pack's two TD drives in the fourth quarter covered 99 yards and then 75 yards to send the 54,273 Wolfpack faithful home happy.

NC State's 9 play, 75 yard TD drive in the fourth quarter to put the Pack up 24-23 with 1:37 left.

Down by six, NC State took possession of the ball at the 25-yard line. The Pack marched down the field in just 1:58 to score the go-ahead TD, a 35-yard Brissett to Dayes TD pass. Brissett's third TD pass of the game gave the Pack its first lead of the game, 24-23, with 1:37 left to play.

On the drive, Brissett went 8-of-9 for 75 yards, with all the plays on the drive a pass.

NC State's 12 play, 99 yard TD drive in the fourth quarter to cut the Eagles lead to 20-17 with 6:55 left.

After the Pack defense forced a Georgia Southern fumble on the Pack's 1-yard line, NC State went 99 yards in 12 plays in 4:08 to bring the Pack closer at 20-17 with 6:55 left in the game. Bra'Lon Cherry capped the drive with his second TD reception of the game, 11 yards from Jacoby Brissett.

On the drive, Brissett went 6-of-7 for 56 yards, with the last six plays of the drive all Brissett completions.