Challenging two-game stretch will serve as a measuring stick for NCSU

It wouldn’t be a stretch to say that no team in the country has a more challenging two-week slate on its respective football schedule than NC State has coming up.

First, the Pack will play at No. 3 Clemson on Saturday. Then a week later, a trip to No. 7 Louisville.

Both teams are prime College Football Playoff contenders. Both are expected to be heavy favorites at home against almost anybody they would play.

With that in mind, what are realistic goals and expectations for the Wolfpack going forward? To find out for free, sign up for basic access to