2009 NC State Wolfpack football team

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2009 NC State Wolfpack football
North Carolina State University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference Atlantic
2009 record 5–7 (2–6 ACC)
Head coach Tom O'Brien
Offensive coordinator Dana Bible
Defensive coordinator Mike Archer
Home stadium Carter-Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 57,583)
Seasons
« 2008 2010 »
2009 ACC football standings
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         10 1  
#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 conference 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.

Preseason[edit]

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.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 7:00 PM South Carolina* Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ESPN L 3–7   57,583[1]
September 12 6:00 PM Murray State* Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC W 65–7   55,510[2]
September 19 6:00 PM Gardner-Webb* Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC W 45–14   53,452[3]
September 26 3:30 PM Pittsburgh* Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC ESPNU W 38–31   57,583[4]
October 3 3:30 PM at Wake Forest BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC (Tobacco Road rivalry) ESPNU L 24–30   33,921[5]
October 10 4:00 PM Duke Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Research Triangle rivalry) ESPNU L 28–49   56,452[6]
October 17 3:30 PM at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ABC L 20–52   35,261[7]
October 31 12:00 PM at Florida State Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL Raycom L 42–45   67,712[8]
November 7 1:00 PM Maryland Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC ESPN360 W 38–31   55,631[9]
November 14 12:00 PM Clemson Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) Raycom L 23–43   57,583[10]
November 21 3:30 PM at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPNU L 10–38   66,233[11]
November 28 12:00 PM North Carolina Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry) ESPN2 W 28–27   57,583[12]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Coaching staff[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Carolina Gamecocks vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on March 20, 2010. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Murray State Racers vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Pittsburgh Panthers vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  5. ^ "North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  7. ^ "North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Boston College Eagles Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  8. ^ "North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Florida State Seminoles Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Maryland Terrapins vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Clemson Tigers vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on April 16, 2010. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  11. ^ "North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  12. ^ "North Carolina Tar Heels vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 26, 2010. 
  13. ^ "2009 Football Schedule". Wolfpack Football. Archived from the original on March 8, 2009. Retrieved March 8, 2009. 
  14. ^ "Bible diagnosed with cancer". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 25, 2010.