Abdul-Malik Abu is a Senior PF on NC State's Men's Basketball team. A four star recruit coming out of high school in Boston, MA, Abu has been a consistent starter for the Wolfpack since his sophomore season, and projects to be one of the centerpieces for the Wolfpack in 2017-18.
Seahawks rookie defensive tackle Nazair Jones was a two-year starter for the University of North Carolina, where he tallied 137 tackles during his career. A product of Roanoke Rapids, NC, Jones was taken in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
NC State QB Ryan Finley is a Redshirt Junior from Phoenix, AZ. Finley graduated from Boise State University after three years and then chose to transfer and attend graduate school at NCSU. In his first year with the Wolfpack, Finley threw for 3055 yards amd 18 touchdowns with a 60.4% completion percentage.
Devonte Graham is a Junior SG at Kansas University. Devonte hails from Raleigh, NC where he attended Broughton HS. He then attended prep school at Brewster Academy (NH). A consistent starter for the Jayhawks throughout his career, Graham is poised to be a leader on a loaded Kansas team in 2017-18.
Jerome Robinson is a Sophomore SG at Boston College University. Robinson is from Raleigh, NC, where he attended Broughton HS. Robinson, a two-year starter for the Eagles, averaged 18.7 points per game in 2016-17, good for fourth in the ACC.
A.J Cole is a Junior Punter at North Carolina State University. Cole, a product of Atlanta, GA, is a two year starter for the Wolfpack. In the 2016-17 season Cole punted 51 times averaging 41.3 yards per punt.
Beejay Anya played PF for four seasons at North Carolina State University. Anya is most famous for his buzzer-beating hook shot against LSU that sent NCSU to the Sweet Sixteen of the 2015 NCAA Tournament. Anya holds the record for longest wingspan in NCAA history at 8'0". Anya took the NC State record for most blocks in a game when he blocked 10 shots against Jacksonville State during his Sophomore season.
Carlos Cortes is a Freshman baseball player for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. Carlos comes from of Oviedo, FL where he attended Lake Howell HS. Cortes was rated the 18th best player in the nation and the 8th best player in the state of Florida. Selected by the Mets in the 20th round of the 2016 MLB Draft, Cortes instead chose to attend USC, where he was named the #1 Freshman in the SEC by Baseball America.
Trea Turner is a second-year SS for the MLB's Washington Nationals. A product of Boynton Beach, FL, Turner played three years at North Carolina State University, where he was an All-American. Selected 13th overall in the 2014 MLB Draft, Turner has established himself as one of the most promising young stars in baseball, already hitting for the cycle on April 25th of the 2017 season.
Marc Trestman is an American football coach who was born on January 15, 1956 in Minneapolis, MN. Trestman served as the head coach of the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and Chicago Bears of the NFL. He led the Alouettes to two consecutive Grey Cup championships and was named CFL Coach of the Year in 2009. In 2001 as offensive coordinator, Trestman led the Oakland Raiders and MVP Rich Gannon to having the best offense in the league on their way to Super Bowl XXXVII.
Matt Dayes is a junior running back for the North Carolina State Wolfpack. Matt is from Ft. Lauderdale, FL and attended Cypress Bay HS. In 2015 Matt Dayes was 135 yards short from reaching 1,000 rushing yards when he suffered a season ending injury against Clemson. Dayes rehabbed and worked his way back onto the field, and in 2016 Dayes rushed for 1,166 yards becoming State's first running back since 2002 to rush for over 1,000 yards.
Jay Bilas is an American college basketball analyst for ESPN, a former NCAA Tournament Announcer with CBS Sports, as well as former college basketball player. He is also a practicing lawyer. Bilas was a consensus Top 50 recruit at Rolling Hills High School in Rolling Hills, California, where he averaged 23.5 points and 13.5 rebounds per game in 1982. Bilas was a four-year starter for Mike Krzyzewski on the Duke University men’s basketball team from 1982–1986, and helped lead Duke to the Final Four and National Championship game in 1986. Bilas served as an assistant coach under Mike Krzyzewski at Duke for three seasons from 1990 to 1992. While serving as an assistant coach, Bilas attended Duke University School of Law, receiving his J.D. degree in 1992. Bilas joined ESPN in 1995 as a college basketball analyst on games and in the studio. He has served as co-host of ESPN’s studio broadcasts since 2000, including College GameNight and College GameDay.
Dennis Smith Jr. is a freshman guard at North Carolina State University. His hometown is Fayetteville, NC and he attended Trinity Christian School. Smith was awarded Gatorade Player of the Year in 2015. Dennis was the #1 point guard in the 2016 HS class. and was named a McDonald's All-American. On January 4, 2017, Smith achieved a triple-double with 27 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists in a win against the Virginia Tech Hokies, making him and Julius Hodge the only two NC State players to record this feat. On January 23, 2017 Smith scored another career high 32 points and 6 Assist in a 84-82 victory against the Duke Blue Devils leading NC State to it's first win in Cameron Indoor Stadium since 1995. Smith recorded his second collegiate triple double on February 1, 2017 with 13 points, 11 rebounds, and 15 assist against Syracuse.
John Harbaugh is an American football coach and the current head coach of the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL. Previously, he coached the defensive backs for the Philadelphia Eagles and served as the Eagles special teams coach for nine years. Harbaugh and his younger brother, former San Francisco 49ers and now University of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, are the first pair of brothers in NFL history to serve as head coaches. Jack Harbaugh, Jim and John's father, served 45 years as a college defensive coach, an assistant coach, and a running backs coach. John and the Ravens beat his brother, Jim, and the 49ers at Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on February 3, 2013 by a score of 34-31. Harbaugh is one of the most respected coaches in the NFL. He has led the Ravens to 90 wins (including playoffs) since his tenure began in 2008, second most in the NFL over that span, and has surpassed Brian Billick for the most wins by a head coach in Baltimore Ravens franchise history. His 10 playoff wins are the most by any head coach in the NFL since 2008. Outside of winning Super Bowl XLVII, Harbaugh has guided the Ravens to two AFC North division championships and three AFC Championship appearances.
Clarence "Chucky" Brown is a 6'7" forward from North Carolina State, Brown was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round of the 1989 NBA draft. Brown shares the NBA record for the most teams played for during his NBA career — twelve: the Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers, New Jersey Nets, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets (where he became champion in 1994–95), Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, San Antonio Spurs, Golden State Warriors, and Sacramento Kings. He retired with 4,125 career points.
Andrew Fabian Nicholson s a Canadian professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for St. Bonaventure University before being drafted 19th overall in the 2012 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic. As a freshman at St. Bonaventure in 2008–09, Nicholson earned Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year honors after winning the A-10 Rookie of the Week award a program record six times. As a senior in 2011–12, Nicholson earned Atlantic 10 Player of the Year honors in addition to All-American Honorable Mention, and first-team All-Atlantic 10 and All-Defensive team honors.
Bradley Chubb is a veteran defensive end for the Nc State Wolfpack. Chubb started every game at defensive end, he was the second-leading tackler on the squad with 69 stops, ranked second in tackles for loss (12) and in sacks (5.5). Chubb ended his junior season ranked fourth in the FBS in tackles for loss (22) and second in the ACC. He was the national leader at the end of the regular season. Chubb ranks 12th in school history with 34 career tackles for loss. His 16 career sacks rank 10th on the all-time list.
Tyler Lewis is an American basketball player for the Butler University Bulldogs. Tyler was a McDonald's All-American coming out of high school who was committed to Nc State. At Nc State, Tyler played two years for the wolfpack until he transferred. He played in 33 games during his first eligible year with Butler. Tyler is now a pivotal piece of Butler's guard play, which has led them into the Sweet Sixteen of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
Rodney Monroe and Chris Corchiani made one of the most dynamic backcourts in the late 1980's at NC State. Monroe is NC State's All-Time leading scorer (2,551 points). Corchiani is the All-Time leader at NC State in both assists (1,038) and steals (328). The duo was popularly know as "Fire & Ice". Rodney Monroe was drafted 30th overall by the Atlanta Hawks. He then went on to play professionally overseas for over a decade. Chris Corchiani was drafted 36th overall by the Orlando Magic. He played 3 years in the NBA followed by a 9 year career overseas.
Seth Vincent Greenberg is an American college basketball broadcaster who works as an analyst for ESPN. Prior to taking the position at ESPN he was a coach for thirty-four years, the last twenty two as a head coach. Greenberg has been the head coach at Long Beach State, the University of South Florida, and Virginia Tech.