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NC State scores at least 40 points in third straight game for first time in school history
RALEIGH, N.C. (GoPack.com) - Pack QB Jacoby Brissett threw for three scores and rushed for another, as NC State pitched a shutout over visiting Presbyterian, 42-0. The Pack offense once again finished with over 200 yards rushing, and the Pack defense recorded its first shutout since 2011.
WOLFPACK DRIVE OF THE GAME - 1ST HALF
9 plays, 74 yard TD drive in the second quarter.
After the Pack took its opening drive 73 yards for a TD to start the scoring on the day, the Pack's offense stumbled the next three drives gaining just seven yards.
The offense got back into gear late in the second quarter, going 74 yards in nine plays to double the lead at 14-0. On the drive, Jacoby Brissett completed 7-of-8 passes for 73 yards, including an 18-yard TD pass to Marquez Valdes-Scantling, who had two catches on the drive for 43 yards.
The only non-pass play on the drive was a Brissett 1-yard rush on 4th & 1 from the Presbyterian 19. One play later Brissett went back to the air to find Valdes-Scantling with a fade in the corner of the end zone.
WOLFPACK DRIVE OF THE GAME - 2nd HALF
1 play, 65-yard TD drive to open third quarter.
After scoring 14 points in the final 2:42 of the first half, the Pack struck fast again to open the second half. After receiving the kick, Jacoby Brissett unleashed a 65-yard bomb to an open Bryan Underwood for the score. The pass was Underwood's first TD catch of the season.